Iowa Falls High School

Class of 1969

Gene Haberkamp

Gene Haberkamp

HABERKAMP, GENE  was born December 11, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa the son of Verner & Lydia (Becker) Haberkamp.  He married Helen J. Haugen August 1, 1948 in Lake Mills , Iowa . Gene served in the US Navy during WWII.  He received his B.A. from Drake University and was a music teacher in Huxley, Odebolt , Iowa Falls and Cedar Falls until 1971.  Gene was owner/operator of Donutland in Cedar Falls from June of 1971 until January of 1991 but then continued working for his daughter at Donutland until 2001.  He died Saturday, December 28, 2002 at the age of 77 years.

Survivors include his wife, Helen, of Cedar Falls; three daughters, Linda (Stephen) Hurley and Connie (John) Liljegren both of Cedar Falls and Lisa (Perry) Fails, of Watertown, Minnesota, eight grandchildren; two brothers, Harlan and Burke, both of Garner and one sister, Mary Jo Eisenmann of Madison, Wisconsin. Gene was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Susan Myers and Nancy Jass.

Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2003 at St. John Lutheran Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery .  Memorials may be given to the church.