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Donald J. Haberer

3/14/2014

Donald J. Haberer, 76, Russell County, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Salina Regional Medical Center.

Donald J. Haberer, 76, Russell County, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Salina Regional Medical Center.

He was born June 3, 1937, in Hays to Emil and Mary Lorraine (Salber) Haberer. He was a 1955 graduate of Paradise Rural High School and attended Fort Hays State College for three semesters in the years 1955 to 1957.

He married Patricia (Proshek) Haberer. He was vice president and a loan officer at Russell State Bank. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Kurt, Clay Center, and Keith, rural Russell; a daughter, Keri, Wichita; a brother, Eric, rural Russell; a sister, Mary Thompson, Genoa, Colo.; a granddaughter; five step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

A gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas in care of the mortuary.