Doris Haskovec, 83
Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:25pm admin
Alta Vista - Doris H. Haskovec, age 83, of Alta Vista, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Alta Vista, with Father Mark Murphy celebrating. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Alta Vista.
Online condolences for Doris’ family may be left at www.conway-markhamfh .com. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Doris Helene Haskovec was born on Aug. 13, 1933, in New Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of Henry A. and Amalia C. (Glaser) Gilbert. She attended St. Mary’s Grade School and High School in North Washington, Iowa, graduating in 1951. After graduation, Doris was united in marriage to Louis J. Haskovec on June 25, 1951, at Immaculate Conception Church in North Washington. The couple then began farming.
In the late 1950s, they moved to the Haskovec family farm with their children, where they remained all their lives. Doris and Louis farmed for many years and were involved in several businesses in the Alta Vista area. They also enjoyed traveling together and spending time at their vacation home in Lansing, Iowa until Louis’ death in September 1980.
Doris continued spending time at the river until recently. She remained busy and enjoyed working with the public. She loved driving her convertible in local parades. She also enjoyed singing, dancing, golfing, caring for her yard and her time spent at home, especially sitting outside on her farm – her favorite place. What mattered most to Doris was spending time with her family and friends.
Doris is survived by her children, Wayne (Sara) Haskovec of Morrison, Iowa, Joe (Sharon) Haskovec of Goodyear, Ariz. and LuAnn (Mark) Linderman of Rochester, Minn.; her grandchildren, Wayne (Toni) Haskovec, Jeremy (Natalie) Haskovec, Tyler (Emmy) Haskovec, Jarrett (Angie) Haskovec, Tara (Mitch) Dvorak, Nolan (Jarrett Corr) Haskovec and Amanda (Keith Conway) Linderman; 19 great-grandchildren; her siblings, MaryAnn Shekelton of New Hampton, Norb (June) Gilbert of Plainfield, Iowa and Harry (Pat) Gilbert of New Hampton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Haskovec; her great-grandson, Noah Haskovec; one brother, Alvin Gilbert; and two sisters, Agnes Lentz and Marceile Christoph.