Steven J. “Bone” Haverback, 60, of Annawan passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at his home after a 4 year battle with cancer. A funeral mass celebrating Steven’s life will be held 10:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church, Annawan. Father Mark Miller will celebrate. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Annawan. Visitation for Steve will be held 5-7 pm Friday at Vandemore Funeral Home in Atkinson, IL. Memorials may be left to Annawan/Alba Fire Rescue or Illinois Cancer Care.
Steven was born July 6, 1952 in Kewanee, IL, the son of Bill and Helen (VanDeKeere) Haverback. He was a 1970 graduate of Annawan High School. Steve worked for Hatzer and Nordstrom as a farmhand for 21 years. Bone enjoyed playing Rolle Bolle.
Survivors include his significant other: Debi Gradert of Annawan; brother: Marvin (Barb) Haverback of Annawan; 2 sisters: Doris (Tom) Baele of Annawan, Sister Betty Jean Haverback of Immaculate Conception Convent, Peoria; and several nieces and nephews.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.