Orman Roger Haeberle Sr.

September 14, 1923December 31, 2013

Charlotte - Orman R. Haeberle passed away at the age of 90 on December 31, 2013 after a short illness and stay at the Harris Hospice Center at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Mr. Haeberle was born on September 14, 1923 to the late George and Mary Haeberle in Milwaukee, WI.

After completing high school, he served in World War II in Patton’s Third Army; he was awarded a Purple Heart after being seriously wounded in fighting in western Germany. In 1950, Orman married Christie Yohanna Kalmeyer of Charlotte. After stints in Oklahoma City and Milwaukee, the Haeberle’s moved to Charlotte permanently in 1952. Mr. Haeberle was employed by the Stetson Hat Company for most of his career. He retired in 1988.

Following his retirement, Mr. Haeberle enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, participating in supper clubs, and taking long walks with friends. He was a Mason and a member of the Men’s Apparel Club.

Mr. Haeberle is preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Christie Haeberle; sisters, Evelyn Schlagaer and Ruth Lawrence; and brother, Eugene Haeberle. He is survived by his sons, Orman Haeberle, Jr. of Charlotte, and Kevin Haeberle and his wife Sandra of Long Beach, CA; daughter, Dawn Krouse and husband Michael of Atlanta, GA; and granddaughters, Katherine and Ilyssa Krouse of Atlanta.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Jewish Health/Respiratory Center, 1400 Jackson St., Denver, CO 80206.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Harry and Bryant Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private for the family.



  • Receiving of Friends Thursday, January 2, 2014


  • Funeral Services will be Private for the Family

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Ben Hager

January 2, 2014

To the Haeberle Family I send my condolences and sympathy to the family. I know this is a time of great saddness at the lose of your Father. Hopefully you will find comfort and strenght in each other.My thoughts are with you.

Jodie Todd

January 2, 2014

Orman, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during such a difficult time. Jodie

January 1, 2014

sorry for your lost Daniel 12,2 Many of those asleep in the dust of the earth will wake up.

January 1, 2014

To the family and friends of Mr. Haeberle Sr., I am truly sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort and strengthen you in this difficult time.