Paul Haemker, 91 of Crete, IL passed away November 19, 2018 at his home. Paul was born on June 5, 1927 in Crete, IL the son of Theodore and Louise Haemker nee Piepenbrink. He is survived by his children Paul Haemker of Beecher, IL and David (Jenni) Haemker of Crete, IL. Four grandchildren Bradley, Trevor, Jacob and Anna, three great grandchildren Xavier, Lillianna and Breanna also survive Paul. He is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Lois and a brother Martin Haemker. Paul served our country in the United States Army and was an avid farmer. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher, IL. Visitation will be held Friday November 23, 2018 from 2-7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday November 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher. Rev. Warren Mandel will officiate. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Crete, IL.. Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher.