Joseph Francis Haug, of McKinney, TX passed away of natural causes on September 6, 2012 with his family by his side. He was born December 24, 1931. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia, of 55 years and their six children: Peter (Elaine) of Sacramento; Tim (Mandi) of Gilbert, AZ; Tish (Frank) of Roselle, IL; Maria (Shawn) of McKinney; Mike (Donnette) of Mission Viejo, CA; Jackie (Jeff) of San Jose, CA. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and one great granddaughter: Joey (Pete); Andrew and Samantha (Tim); Katie, Cory, Kyle, and Emily (Tish); Shawn, Morgan, and Dani (Maria); Alisha and great granddaughter Aubreanna (Mike); Taylor, Lauren, and Cole (Jackie). Joe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin as the youngest of six children. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Rose, Elizabeth and Jeanne. He is preceded in death by his brother John and sister Margaret, and his parents John and Elizabeth.
Joe attended St. Norbert College in DePere, WI , but before he finished, he enlisted in the Army in 1953 and served in the 545th Quartermaster Service Company in the Korean War. Upon return, he graduated from Spencerian Business College in Milwaukee, WI. Joe then worked as a pharmaceutical sales rep in the Chicago area, owned a Coast to Coast Hardware store in Menomonee Falls, WI, and worked for Borden Dairy, in Albuquerque, NM. Joe volunteered with his wife and the Korean War Veterans for disabled veterans at the Dallas VA hospital. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan and owner of their stock.
Services will be held on September 21st at 10:30am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. 652 Redbud Blvd, McKinney, TX 75069. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to: www.stroke.org <http://www.stroke.org> .
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