ruce Leon Hasenkamp, 55, of Axtell, died Saturday, February 15, 2014.
Bruce was born, June 18, 1958, in Axtell, Kansas to Raymond and Eileen (Kramer) Hasenkamp. He graduated from Axtell High School in 1976. He made his home on the Hasenkamp family farm where he was engaged in farming, raising cattle and enjoying the outdoors. He also worked for the Landoll Corp., Young Backhoe & Trenching, and was currently employed at the Axtell Lumber Yard. Bruce served on the Clear Creek Township board and ran the road maintainer for several years. Bruce was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church. He loved to visit with anyone and never knew a stranger.
He is survived by his brothers; Larry (Diane) Hasenkamp of Axtell, Jim (Patty) Hasenkamp of Burchard, NE, Joe (Marian) Hasenkamp of Axtell and Steve Hasenkamp of Axtell; 11 nieces and nephews and 19 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A rosary was prayed on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Axtell. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father Al Hauser on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
Gift bearers were his nieces, Lisa Nelson, Tina Hain, Tammy Menninga, Tonya Mosteller, and Kimberly Streeter.
Carrying Bruce to his resting place in the St. Michael’s Catholic Church Cemetery were his nephews, Jesse Hasenkamp, Danny Hasenkamp, Rodney Hasenkamp, Jason Hasenkamp, Matt Nelson, Ray Streeter, Corey Hain, David Menninga, and Ross Mosteller.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Michael’s Catholic Church, sent in care of the Landreth-Popkess Funeral Home, 814 Castle, Seneca, KS 66538.