He was born on November 10, 1947 at Ventura, CA to Bernard and Colletta (Cunningham) Habeger. He grew up in Ramona, graduating from Ramona High School. He was a Marine and served in Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts. In 1983, he moved to Gillette, WY where he worked on the oil rigs and as a coal miner. He enjoyed motor cycles, hunting and fishing.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Weiland Funeral Chapel with Rev DeWayne Kayser officiating. Burial with military honors will be in St Ann Cemetery, Badus Township.
He is survived by four brothers – John (Polly) of Madison, Bill (Alice) of San Diego, CA, Bob (Vickie) of Carnelian Bay, CA and Ray (Suzanne) of Dell Rapids. Two sisters – Mary (Clint) Tolley of Ramona and Peggy (Bill) Allen of Gillette.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother- Jerry. There will be a parish scripture service at 7:00 PM on Sunday at Weiland Funeral Chapel, Madison, SD which is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.weilandfuneralchapel.com.