Barbara Haubensak
December 2, 1939 - March 25, 2020
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Saturday 3/28, 11:00 am
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Barbara Haubensak, 80 of Lansing, Il passed away March 25, 2020 in Munster, IN. Barbara was born on December 8, 1939 the daughter of Frank and Margaret Young. She is survived by her children Kimberly (David) Wesen, Elizabeth (Jeffrey) Johnson and Laura (Kenneth) Melvin as well as her siblings Joan Wagner, Carol Dedina and Jerry…

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Carol Metzcus left a message on March 30, 2020:
There is a hole in my heart. Friends for over 40 years. Loved her very much.
Andrea Evans left a message on March 28, 2020:
My condolences to the family of my Barbie. We shared so many things at the CMPD and she is really going to be missed. So glad to have shared a part of my life with you. You are no longer suffering and I'm glad you are in a better place. Rest well Barbie. You were a great example of customer service and an inspiration to many. You fought a good fight, you finished the course and you kept the faith. Wear your crown proudly. You earned it. Bye Barbie.😥💋
Barb Wilgus left a message on March 28, 2020:
So sorry for your loss!!! All of you are in my thoughts and prayers!! Hugs! Barb 💕🙏
Gene Popa left a message on March 28, 2020:
I almost hate to call someone an "institution", because it sounds so impersonal, and Barb was anything but. Yet she was so much a part of the Park District, she was practically a part of our atmosphere, like oxygen. And all the time she was away, it was as if we were missing something integral. I don't think any of us lost the feeling that her desk was HER DESK, and there was something very wrong with not seeing her sitting there, no matter how much time had passed. All I know is, things aren't going to be the same without her, and we'll all miss her very much.
Rev. Charles L. Dockery left a message on March 27, 2020:
May God give you strength and a peace that surpasses all human understanding. It was an honor to have worked besides Barb for the past 10+ years. I will treasure the memories. Barb hit the progressive jackpot and has earned her wings. RIH Barb!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Kathy Komorowski left a message on March 27, 2020:
i am searching for the words to try to explain how very sorry we are to hear about Barb's passing. I am not finding the right ones. She meant so very much to Sandy and I. The memories that we have are too many to list. She made us smile and laugh. She was a part of our family. We could not look back at the past 30 years without your mom in it. Please know you have our prayers and our love. Barb I know she is talking to JOHN WAYNE and smiling down and laughing. We will miss you and we will always love you, Sandy and Kathy
Rick & Kris Brand left a message on March 27, 2020:
We are so very sorry for the loss to the entire Haubensak family. Barb had such a big personality, she will be very missed. I’m am so sorry to not be able to be there in person for you, Beth, Jeff and Ryan. Know you are all in our thoughts.
Kerry Horton left a message on March 27, 2020:
I never had the pleasure of meeting Barbara but I do you know she is part of an amazing family. Her grandson, Ryan, and everyone else will miss her deeply. Rest In Peace, Barbara.
Karen & Tim Jendra left a message on March 27, 2020:
Heaven gained a beautiful Angel! May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.
Ashley Krumlinde left a message on March 27, 2020:
May GG Rest In Peace. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.
Megan Rossi left a message on March 27, 2020:
My condolences to Gram’s friends and family. She was the sweetest and kindest lady. She will be truly missed by all of those who have had the pleasure to know her.
M'Liss Rossi left a message on March 27, 2020:
Such a wonderful lady! She will be truly missed. May she rest in peace.
M'Liss Rossi left a message on March 27, 2020:
In memory of Barbara Haubensak, M'Liss Rossi lit a candle
Anna left a message on March 27, 2020:
My sincerest condolences to GG’s friends and family. GG always welcomed me with open arms and was such a sweet soul. One of my fondest memories with her was making Christmas cookies with the other grandchildren and great grandchildren and while she wasn’t my Gram by blood, I still love her like she was. You will be missed dearly by everyone that had the pleasure to meet you and make memories with you.
Shelly left a message on March 26, 2020:
What a gal, a true CMPD gem! CMPD was lucky to have Barb and all of us that worked there with Barb where blessed; to have her firm but wise input, her laugh as she walked away when one would not take her advice and her ability to keep up with all of us! One of the my many memories of Barb was when she called me to let me know she was in Vegas; we met for lunch and I felt HONORED, that she would think of me. What a lady! God bless you Laura and all of Barb's family.
Christy Adams left a message on March 26, 2020:
Barb was one of my favorite people at CMPD. If you needed help, Barb was there. If you needed a kick in the pants (and many of us did), she was there for that too. She was loving, kind, funny and no-nonsense. My favorite memories of Barb are her holding court at the Boss' slot machines and her keeping all those drop-in center seniors and casino trip attendees in line. She is definitely on my CMPD Hall of Fame!
Nancy Welker left a message on March 26, 2020:
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Barb was always helpful and kind to me when I worked at CMPD and to my kids who grew up there running around her desk when they were little. Rest In Peace Barb and don’t work too hard at that CMPD in heaven.
Kish Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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