Obituary Report

(Iron Mountain - January 29, 2018 ) - Michael W. Haberkorn, 48, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, at his home.

He was born October 18, 1969, in Iron Mountain, son of William and Dianne (Schmidt) Haberkorn. Michael graduated from Whitefish Bay High School, Class of 1988. He went to work for the Union as an x-ray technician, working for Acuren and Longview Corporations for many years throughout the Midwest. Michael relocated back to the area in 2014.

He enjoyed sports, snowmobiling, wake boarding, fishing, motor cross racing and especially playing cards with his family, teaching them many different games. Michael will be missed by his many friends and especially his family.

He is survived by his mother, Dianne Haberkorn of Iron Mountain; three sisters, Sheri (Jeff) Peecher of Ohio, Karen Counter of Aurora and Jona (Brian) Braden of Spread Eagle; four nephews, Morgan Counter, Austin Hoey, Briar Braden and Bennett Braden; and by five nieces, Ashley Podnar, Bridget Meneghini, Talor Counter, Hannah Braden and Kameron Braden.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, William Haberkorn; one uncle, Jack Haberkorn, and by one brother-in-law, Robert Counter.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 2, 2018, from 5:00 until 6:30 PM at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 6:30 PM at the funeral home. Rev. Fr. Matt Settle will officiate.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Michael or leave a condolence for his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, to honor Michaelís legacy of life.