Irvin Ray Haberman
March 14, 1955 ~ May 1, 2017
Irvin Ray Haberman, 62, Sioux Falls, beloved son, brother and uncle, died on Monday, May 1, 2017.
Memorial Services will begin at 11:00am, Friday, June 9, 2017, at Brandon Lutheran Church. Visitation will begin one hour prior. Inurnment will follow at Worthington Memorial Gardens.
Irv, son of Ferd and Elaine (Dierks) Haberman, was born at Turner Air Force Base Hospital in Albany, GA on March 14, 1955. The family moved to Fulda, MN in 1956, where he attended St. Paul’s Lutheran School. In 1967, they moved to Heron Lake, MN, where Irv graduated high school in 1973. He attended the University of MN, Morris and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business in 1977. He would later go on to obtain his Master of Business Administration degree from North Dakota State University in 1983.
He was employed as a territory sales representative by Jordan Millwork Company in Fargo, ND. Thereafter, Irv was a district sales manager for Gates Rubber Company in Minneapolis, MN. He went on to be an account specialist for Citibank, N.A. in Sioux Falls, SD.
Throughout his life, Irv had a love for sports. He especially enjoyed playing baseball and pitched for the University of Minnesota, Morris. His passion for baseball continued throughout his life as an avid fan of the Minnesota Twins. Irv also enjoyed hunting, fishing and collecting sports memorabilia. Most of all, he loved spending time with family and friends.
Irv will be deeply missed by his father, Ferd, Brandon; sisters, Sharon Johansen, Brandon, and Kris (Jeff) Tietz, New Prague, MN; two nieces and one nephew.
Irv is preceded in death by his mother and brother-in-law, Robert (BJ) Johansen.