Bridget Haima

Date of Death: Feb 21, 2021
Bridget Haima

1940 - 2021

Bridget Haima, 80, of Trenton, died Sunday February 21, 2021 at her home.

Bridget was born October 31, 1940 in Beaver Dam, the daughter of Bernard and Frances (Malack) Hughes. Bridget married Henry Haima on August 29, 1959 in Fox Lake. Bridget was a self taught artist. Her specialty was painting on saws of all types and sizes. She enjoyed arts, crafts, knitting, crocheting, fishing, playing cards, and playing pool with her granddaughter in league. Her greatest enjoyment was camping at the Sunrise Resort in Montello with special friends. She was the first woman to introduce women’s softball in Waupun. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy!

Bridget is survived by a son, Rick Haima of Fox Lake; two grandchildren, Monica (Kyle) Firari of Beaver Dam, and Zachary Haima (Stuart Liverseed) of Beaver Dam; a brother, William (Larene) Hughes of Fox Lake; relatives; step-grandchildren; and a very dear friend, Angie Tank of Waupun.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son; a son, Kelly; a sister, Shirley Rabehl; and two brothers, Joseph and Frank Hughes.


It is Bridget’s wish to be cremated and have no services.



  1. Brian rabehl Says: February 23, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    Sorry for your loss rick.your mom was a very special lady

  2. Carole Shady Says: February 24, 2021 at 8:32 am

    Such a wonderful friend, rest in peace Bridget. You will be missed.

  3. Sheila R DaValt Says: February 24, 2021 at 8:51 am

    So sorry to hear of Bridget’s passing. I knew her for years and she was a kind person and very caring. I remember her painting an oil picture of an old farm many years ago. R.I.P.

  4. Joe & Nancy Kluz Says: February 24, 2021 at 10:19 am

    Sorry to hear about Bridget. She always made the most beautiful painted shirts. You have our Sympathy and prayers.

  5. Patti Lerum Kieliszewski Says: February 24, 2021 at 4:03 pm

    Rick and family, your Mom was a wonderful caring and talented person. She made everyone laugh. She loved her boys and grandkids so much! She loved everyone! Cherish all the memories!! Remember the good times! So many good times, going thru the woods on hayrides for Halloween! She loved people. She will be missed dearly. Mom is in heaven with your Dad now! No more pain or suffering! Hugs and prayers to you all!!

  6. Pam Pennycooke Says: February 24, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. I only knew her from Sunrise Resort, but such a treasure. Remember the good times and smile.

  7. Rick and LuAnn Heintz Says: February 25, 2021 at 4:57 am

    Sorry for your loss. I loved all of her artwork. We send our sympathy and prayers for your family. Rick and LuAnn Heintz, Jay FL

  8. Lisa Magli Says: February 25, 2021 at 6:46 am

    Cousin Rick, I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and the family. Aunt Bridget was an amazing Aunt when we were young. She will be missed. I’m your Uncle Joe’s step daughter, Lisa. Be well, be blessed. Hugs to you all.

  9. Ellen Walker Kratz Says: February 26, 2021 at 11:01 am


  10. Will miss her infectious smile and “tricks” at Schaumburgs. A really great lady.

  11. Romelle Stanfield-Scott Says: March 1, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a classmate of mine, her, Joe and I had some good times together. Still have a sweat shirt she did for me. My heart aches for you and the rest of her family. May God walk with you all. Romelle

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