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Alvin August Haberman 1940 - 2017
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Alvin August Haberman 1940 - 2017

Alvin August Haberman, 77, died Sept. 22, 2017, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 19, 1940, in Great Bend, the son of Alexander John and Augusta J. (Koriel) Haberman.
On May 28, 1960, he married Janet Kay Sprouse at St. Rose Catholic Church, Great Bend. She died in a car accident on Sept. 8, 1962.
He then married Martha L. Helt on May 1, 1965, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hoisington.
A lifetime Great Bend resident, Alvin was a truck driver, driving for many companies, including Murphy Tractor, Thies Packing and Old Dominion.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hoisington, and the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1521. He was also a member of the Antique Oliver Club.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha L. Haberman of the home; daughters, Debra Walter of Arkansas City, Marlene Cook and husband Darrin, and Jeanette Campbell and husband Darrin, all of Great Bend; sister, Bernadine Hammeke and husband Robert of Burdett; 11 grandchildren, Shaun Walter, Christine Walter-Ruiz, Jacy Walter, Kyle Cook, Kody Cook, Kolten Cook, Kort Cook, Kade Cook, Kira Cook, Evan Campbell and Anna Campbell; eight great-grandchildren, Destiny Ruiz, Alannah Walter, Jayden Walter, Zane Walter, Millie Cook, Marcie Cook, Albie Cook and Jordyn Cook.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet; infant daughter, Theresa Suzanne; and brothers, Donald and Maurice Haberman.

Vigil with Rosary led by the Knights of Columbus will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, celebrated by Father Anselm Eke. Burial will follow in St. John Church Cemetery. Friends may call 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or Kans for Kids in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 146; 415 N. Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 24, 2017