Mr. Aaron Dean Haege of Nashville, departed this life at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 7:57 PM. He had attained the age of 59 years, 9 months and 1 day.
Mr. Haege was born on January 15, 1957 at Centralia, the son of Dean and Mary Louise (Dueker) Haege. He was united in marriage to Sharon Faye Brammeier on April 11, 1980 in Okawville, and she survives his passing.
Aaron was a 1975 graduate of Nashville Community High School and continued to Rend Lake Community College where he completed his degree in Agriculture. In 1965, Aaron and his father Dean Haege started the farm and developed a strong dairy herd that progressed to beef and grain with his son today. Aaron was a member of various clubs and organizations through the years. He joined the Washington Lodge #55 and was raised to a Master Mason in 1978, Worshipful Master in 1989 and 2006 and was proud to create the Washington Lodge Scholarship Fund for youth of the county. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Body, Shriner of Ainad Shrine and he enjoyed his membership of the Nuts and Bolts Shrine Unit and attending the parades to help support the Shriners Hospital. He was also a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, 4-H, the Washington County Farm Bureau, the Day Break Band, Schmale/Stags Softball League and the Old Timers Car Club. Aaron was a collector of all kinds, from old cars to antique tractors, pedal cars, gas pumps and farm toys. Aaron loved everything outdoors. Aaron enjoyed to travel, camp, sight see, and sports. His passion was hunting, from duck, quail, goose and deer. Aaron’s light hearted demeanor, but his quick witted jokes and sly remarks made him fun to be around. Aaron loved his family very much and enjoyed being with them.
Left to mourn his passing is his wife Sharon Haege of Nashville; two sons, Bradley Haege and wife Julia and their daughter Madison and Daniel Haege and wife Emmalee and their daughter Milly, all of Nashville; three sisters, Connie Lou Williamson and husband Donald of Nashville, Bonnie Sue Buss and husband Alvin of St. Libory, and Roxanne Pruett and husband Larry of Nashville; father and mother-in-law, Alrene and Edmond Brammeier; brother and sisters-in-law, Steve and Diann Brammeier, Hadley and Sondra Hackstadt and Stanley and Janet Brammeier; aunts and uncles, many nieces and nephews, other relations and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ of Nashville, on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10 AM with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic cemetery in Nashville.
Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, on Thursday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Friday at the church from 9 AM until the service hour.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children Hospital or St. Paul UCC and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.