Rebecca Lynn Haremaker

CLINTON — Rebecca Lynn (Craig) Haremaker, 67, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 25, 2022, after a valiant fight with brain cancer. 

She was born on February 14, 1955, in Springfield, to the late William and Patricia Craig. 

Rebecca is survived by her husband, Werner (Duffy) Haremaker III; six children; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by brothers John (Jane) Craig; Brian (Tammy) Westendorph and sisters Nancy Schmidt; Brenda (Jim) Denise; Kay (Everett) Miller; Kathy (Rick) Mueller; Linda (Ty) Rigdon; Rose (Everrett) Boudreau; and Terri (Kerry) Flemming; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents Bill (Mary) Craig; Pat (Joe) Pargas and Inez Sidwell. Her father and mother-in-law Werner and Helen Haremaker; brother Morgan Craig; brother-in-law Gary Schmidt; nephew Craig Ulrich and great nieces Halley and Hannah Mueller.

Rebecca had a very fulfilling career at The Baby Fold as an executive administrative assistant for many years. 

She was always up for a challenge, whether it be rehabbing their residence to learning how to weld, driving race cars and RVs. She enjoyed going to auctions with Duffy to purchase large equipment for their high-performance engine machine shop. She was also an accomplished seamstress sewing many of their clothing and drapes in their home.

Memorials may be made to The Baby Fold, in Normal.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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