Haake, LeRoy J. Age 85, of Coal City, passed away July 24, 2013. Born April 15, 1928 in Coal City, LeRoy was a son of Barbara and Fred Haake. He was raised in Coal City, educated in Assumption Catholic School and graduated from Coal City HS (1946). LeRoy was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
and served during the Korean Conflict
. He was a member of Assumption Catholic Church in Coal City and retired from E.I. DuPont in Seneca with 32 years of employment. Survivors include two nephews, Lee Collier of Carbon Hill and Tom Collier of Las Vegas, Nevada; five great-nieces and nephews, Rob (Terri) Collier of Alabama, Chris (Brenda) Collier and Phillip (Cassie) Collier, both of Coal City, Cathy Collier of Joliet and Jon (Toni) Collier of Hot Springs, Arkansas; as well as numerous great-great-nieces and nephews, and great friends, Irving and Elsie DeWald of Coal City. LeRoy was preceded by his parents; wife of 60 years, Peggy; sister, Mary Jane Haake and brother, Charles (Betty) Haake. Visitation Monday, July 29th from 9:00-10:00AM at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway in Coal City. (815/634-2125) Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30AM in Assumption Catholic Church in Coal City. Burial with full military honors will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.