Ramona Haislar

Alhambra | Sunday, October 24 2021 |

Ramona Irma Haislar, age 86 of Alhambra, IL, died Sunday, October 24, 2021, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. 

She was born on Saturday, February 23, 1935, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Raymond and Irma (nee Haegler) Gemoules. 

On Wednesday, February 11, 1953, she married Lawrence A. Haislar at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL by Fr. Kelley, who passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009. 

She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL. She was also a member of Auxiliary to VFW Post #5694; Auxiliary to American Legion Post #439 (Past President); American Legion 22nd District (Past President); Madison/Bond County American Legion (Past President). 

Ramona grew up at Rt. 2 Highland by the Highland Pistol Club. She worked at Hardee's of Highland, Madison County Transit driving a Bus, Highland Supply Corporation many years, and she and her husband operated Haislar's Tavern on Cypress Street in Highland, IL during the 1970s. The "Sugar Creek Wanderer" wrote in his column about the biscuits she made at Hardee's - they were the BEST. Ramona was an excellent cook and baker. Because of her mother's early death, she was Guardian for her four younger siblings. She enjoyed time with her grandchildren; also liked to play cards, Bingo, Farkle, fish, and watch television. 

Survivors include: Daughter - Kathryn M. "Kate" (John) Broadhurst, Highland, IL; Daughter - Carolyn A. (Dale) Voss, Pocahontas, IL; Son - Lawrence E. "Larry" (Debra) Haislar, Jr., Smyrna, TN; Daughter - Christine J. (David) Boenhoff, Carlyle, IL; Daughter - Eileen R. (Spouse - Mark Perkins) Haislar, Collinsville, IL; Sister - Hariette "Jean" Rigdon, Hartford, IL; Brother - David Aldridge, Oricle, AZ; Brother - Randy (Vicki) Tatman, Paris, IL; Sister - Pegeen (Frank) Weisman, Godfrey, IL; Sister - Judith (Clarence) Rigdon, Pana, IL; Brother - Ralph (Diane) Tatman, Alton, IL; Step Sister - Annie (Danny) Rogers; Grandchild - Audra R. (David) Loughrige; Grandchild - Denise K. (Tyson Thompson) Boenhoff; Grandchild - Jason A. (Larrin) Haislar, Highland, IL; Grandchild - Erica A. (Rob) Lee; Grandchild - Tammy L. (Rick) Vivano; Grandchild - Jacob W. (Significant Other - Tori Antry) Broadhurst; Grandchild - Derek A. Chrestman; Grandchild - Amanda L. (Ty) Wesbrook; Great Grandchild - John Taylor, V; Great Grandchild - Myka Wesbrook; Great Grandchild - Christian Lee; Great Grandchild - Landyn Wesbrook; Great Grandchild - Adyson Lee; Great Grandchild - Ezra Boenhoff; Great Grandchild - Hunter Wesbrook; Great Grandchild - Liam Chrestman; Great Grandchild - Eva Boenhoff; Great Grandchild - Lincoln Haislar; Great Grandchild - Derek Chrestman, Jr.; Great Grandchild - Brinlee Chrestman; Great Grandchild - Reagan Haislar. 

She was preceded in death by: Father - Raymond A. Gemoules, Highland, IL; Mother - Irma Bella (nee Haegler) Gemoules Tatman; Husband - Lawrence A. Haislar, Sr. - Died 06/26/2009; Son - August "Augie" F. Haislar - Died 10/27/1979; Sister - Rebecca McCulla - Died 12/07/2006; Brother - Raymond Gemoules - Died 6/19/1968; Brother - Ronald Gemoules - Died 10/31/1984; Brother - Teryll Tatman - Died 6/15/1971; Brother - Anthony Tatman - Died 2/8/2010; Grandchild - Blake Voss - Died at age 1 day. 

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. 

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. 

Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Jeremy R. Wood, Pastor, officiating. 

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL. 

Memorial contributions may be made to HSHA Hospice; Auxiliary to VFW Post #5695; Auxiliary to American Legion Post #439.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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