Albert E. Haeger was born December 3, 1925 in Chicago to Albert and Rose (nee Duensing) Haeger. He died February 16, 2017 at JourneyCare of Barrington.
After graduation from Oak Park River Forest High School he entered the Specialized Army Training Program at Michigan State University. After serving in WWII in an engineering battalion he attended Valparaiso University and Purdue University on the GI Bill and earned his Civil Engineering degree. In his early career, he worked on the design and construction of the interstate highway system from West Virginia to Utah. In 1969 he founded Haeger and Associates, a civil engineering and land surveying company of which he was the president until his retirement in 2002. He resided in Arlington Heights for over 50 years, where he and his wife Jean raised their family before relocating to Fontana, WI.
Albert is survived by his children Martha Haeger, Rev. Martin (Peggy) Haeger, Janet (Robert) Bunn, Mark Haeger, Mary Vanek; his grandchildren Elisabeth (Christopher) Hajduk, Rebecca Bunn, Robert Bunn III, Matthew Haeger, Kate Vanek, Emma Vanek and Madelyn Haeger; his great grandson Andrew Hajduk.
Albert is preceded in death by his wife Martha “Jean” (nee Schnedler) Haeger; his sister Lillian Ross and by his parents.
Visitation Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights and Monday, February 20, 2017 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 111 W. Olive, Arlington Heights from 9:00 AM until the time of funeral service at 10:00 AM. Interment will be at Walworth Cemetery, Fontana, WI.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to JourneyCare Foundation, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025-7635 or Senior Ministries at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 111 W. Olive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.