Andrew Lyn Jared Haeck, 43 years old, passed away unexpectedly at 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. Andy was born on September 19, 1980, in Goshen to Roger and Debbie (Hepler) Haeck and he resided in Osceola for the past 18 years. Andy and Lisa K. Faulstich were united in marriage on July 26, 2004, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Plymouth.
Alongside his loving wife Lisa, Andy is survived by their three children: Anna, Olyn, and Reagan; mother, Debbie Haeck of Plymouth; step-mother, Mary Haeck of Ft. Wayne; brother, Nathan (Faithe) Haeck of Garden City, KS, twin brother, Brad Haeck of Plymouth; half-sister, Katie Haeck of Ft. Wayne; step-brother, Kyle Millbern of South Bend; father and mother-in-law, Lawrence and Kay Faulstich of Plymouth; sister-in-law, Jenny (Joel) Grindle of Plymouth; and brother-in-law Sam (Laura) Faulstich of Osceola. Andy is also survived by his nieces and nephews who he loved dearly: Emma, Timothy, Landon, Lexi, Addi, Jonah, Teddy, Lainey, and Brynn, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Roger Haeck.
In 1999, Andy graduated from Plymouth High School, where he was recognized as an Indiana High School Football Coach’s Association Top 50 Player and earned a spot on the Indiana North/South All-Star Team. Andy graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Finance. He was an avid sports enthusiast, live music lover, and a creator of a good time. He hosted spectacular Notre Dame Tailgates for 17 years, attended numerous concerts, and enjoyed 40 Pearl Jam shows as a member of the Pearl Jam Community. Andy was a devoted softball and football dad and dedicated countless hours to activities supporting his children. He found endless joy traveling and making memories with Lisa and their three children.
Andy worked as a manager and loan originator for First Federal Savings Bank for over 17 years and was a beloved member of our community. His passion, dedication, and love touched the lives of many. He will be remembered for his warm-hearted nature, his willingness to lend a helping hand, and his infectious laughter and smile, which brightened any room.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 4508 Vistula Road, Mishawaka. Graveside services and burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth. Friends may visit with the family from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2023 at the Palmer Funeral Homes, within the Palmer Community Complex, 601 N. Michigan Street, Lakeville, and prior to the service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Andrew Haeck may be donated to his children’s education fund. Please make checks payable to First Federal Savings Bank and mail to Palmer Funeral Homes, 17033 Cleveland Road, South Bend, IN 46635.