Barbara A. Haub, age 84 of Amboy and formerly of West Brooklyn, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She was born June 10, 1936 in Amboy the daughter of Donald and Mabel (Harms) Ackerson.
Barb raised her family and farmed with her husband in the West Brooklyn area. She was a member of St Mary Catholic Church in West Brooklyn, the Alter and Rosary Society and was also a member of the Red Hats. Barb enjoyed many things, some of which were singing in the choir and playing cards with her lady friends.
Barb married Raymond Haub Feb. 23, 1957 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette. He preceded her in death Oct. 15, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Marilyn Haub, one son Michael Haub, one sister Donice Wellman and one brother Raymond Ackerson.
Barb is survived by her children, Lori (George) Kersten of Dixon, Jeff (Michelle) Haub of Sublette, Chuck (Laurie) Haub of Chana, daughter in law Deanne Haub of Creston, 11 grandchildren Angie (Brian) Dallam, Sara (Nathan) Grobe, Janessa (Nick) Dallmann, Amanda (Sue) Monreal, Jason (Stephanie) Haub, Kayla (Austin Blume) Haub, Josh Haub, Alyson (Drew) Bush, Rachel (Cody) Smith, David Haub, Rachael Haub, and 14 great grandchildren with two on the way. She is also survived by one sister Linda Hansen of Lady Lake, Fla., two sisters in law LaVina Marschang of Amboy, Mary Ann (James) Bryan of Anderson, S.C. and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 from 4-7 p.m. at the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. A private family Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in West Brooklyn with Rev. Randy Fronek officiating. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery in West Brooklyn. A memorial has been established. Condolences can be left at www.thejonesfh.com