Matthew E. Haake, 44, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Thursday, July 1, 2021 at his home. He was born January 14, 1977 to Walter “Ed” Jr. and Patricia (O’Donnell) Haake in Independence, MO.
Matthew is a 1995 graduate from Lawrence High School. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. Matthew was united in marriage to Nga Chau on March 23, 1997 in Lawrence, KS. Matthew worked as an industrial mechanic for Goodyear Tire in Topeka from 1997-2014, and later the Ford Motor Company in Claycomo, MO from 2014-2021. He enjoyed woodworking and being with his family and friends especially his two boys Ethan and Evan.
Survived by his wife, Nga Chau-Haake of Blue Springs, MO; sons, Ethan and Evan Haake of Blue Springs, MO; mother, Patricia Haake of Independence, MO; adopted children, Phung Chau Fisher and husband Scott of Colorado, Loan Chau of Kansas, My Chau Luu and husband Quang of Missouri, Thanh Chieu of Lawrence, KS; sister, Michelle Haake of Independence, MO; brother, Marshall Haake of Lawrence, KS; niece, Selina Jenkins. Matthew is preceded in death by his father, Walter Ed. Haake Jr.
Matthew will be cremated per his wishes. A private family inurnment will take place at a later time in Stillwell, KS. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO. Memories of Matthew and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.