James L. Haberkorn, 86, of Chatsworth, IL, passed away at 5:15 pm on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Heartland Health in Normal.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Chatsworth with Father Richard Brunskill officiating.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to the Mass at church. Christian burial will follow at Chatsworth Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Livingston County Humane Society.
Jim was born September 11, 1928 in Chicago, IL a son of William and Helen (Koehler) Haberkorn. He married Shirley Hoelscher on October 18, 1950 in Pontiac, IL. She passed
away on May 15, 2009.
He is survived by his siblings: Alan Haberkorn of Chatsworth, Wayne (Karen) Haberkorn of Mundelein, Delores Wagner of Titusville, FL, and Jerome Haberkorn of Albuquerque, NM; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and one brother: William Haberkorn.
Jim with his wife, Shirley, owned and operated Culkin Hardware Store starting in 1946 until 1994. He was a loving brother, uncle, and friend to all who knew him.