The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Lo34° Mostly Clear


Hi52° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo37° Slight Chance Rain then Rain Likely


Hi50° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo36° Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy


Hi54° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Partly Cloudy


Hi50° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo39° Showers Likely


Hi52° Slight Chance Showers

Frank J. Haubner

Send to Kindle
Print This

photo Buy this photo

Frank J. Haubner

November 13, 1939 ~ March 16, 2014

You Fought Alone

We suffered together

We all have lost

You were so strong

You were so strong and

Unbelievably courageous!”


Frank J. Haubner, 84, a resident of Leavenworth, WA, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, WA, after an extended illness. He was born on November 13, 1929, to Frank J. Haubner Sr. and Julia (Jansky) Haubner at Milwaukee, WI, where he was raised and educated. After graduating from Messmer Catholic High School, he joined the U.S. Army. Frank served in Germany, where he met and, on October 18, 1952, married his wife, Marianne. He also served in Korea and two tours in Vietnam. Due to Frank’s language skills, he was selected to teach logistics to the newly created German Army. While serving, Frank was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and numerous other achievement awards. After 25 years of honorable service in the Army, he retired and he and Marianne made their home in Spokane, WA. They moved to Leavenworth 21 years later, where they have lived the last 22 years. Frank was an active member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, MOAA, the VFW, the DAV, the American Legion, Paralyzed Veterans, Habitat For Humanity and Trout Unlimited.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marianne, of the family home; one brother, Jim (Angelita) Haubner of Highland, CA; and 11 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Frank Jr.; his parents; brother, Bobby; and sister, Rosemarie.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at Ward’s Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, with Visitation starting at 2:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Leavenworth, with Interment at Mt. View Cemetery. Ward’s Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, is in charge of the arrangements.

Questions about commenting? See our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy.

Comments Help

A few important points:

  • You must have a Disqus account to comment (your Wenatchee World login and Disqus login are completely separate)
  • You must provide your first and last name
  • Your comment must be civil

For more information see our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy