Harriet L. Habegger

Posted on Aug 2, 2013
Harriet L. Habegger

Harriet L. Habegger, 77, of Berne passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Swiss Village in Berne after a short illness. She was born on June 20, 1936 in Fort Wayne to Oren A. and Nina B. (Hossler) Nicloy. She was married on April 5, 1969 to Merlin W. Habegger.
She was a member of the First Missionary Church, where she taught Sunday school. She was an integral part of her husband's construction business, M.W. Habegger Construction. She also worked in the office for Meshberger Stone Co., Fort Wayne State School, and Fort Wayne City Schools. She was an active member of the Berne Garden Club. She enjoyed reading, gardening, quilting, and making teddy bears for overseas missions.
She is survived by her husband of Berne; son, Steven (Nan) Habegger of Knoxville, Tennessee; two daughters, Jane K. (Robert) Summers of Berne; and Carol S. (Steve) Counsell of Indianapolis; special daughter, Laurie (John) Kaeser of Berne; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Harold Gene Nicloy.
Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 3 at Swiss Village in Berne and one hour prior to the 3:00 p.m. funeral service on Sunday, August 4 at First Missionary Church in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Max Haines, Pastor Paul Patton, and Pastor Stan Zurcher. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to the First Missionary Church or Family LifeCare.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at www.yagerkirchhofer.com.