RADCLIFFE - Elvern "Bud" Hake, 95, of Radcliffe, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard from Mesothelioma. A flowing visitation will be Tuesday, April 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Radcliffe. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the church. Burial will take place in the Radcliffe Cemetery. Memorials may be given in Bud’s honor to the American Legion Post #317, 27242 E Ave., Radcliffe, IA 50230 or Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 601 Isabelle St., Radcliffe, IA 50230. Please wear a mask and following social distance guidelines. For more information and online condolences go to: www.boekefuneralhomes.com. Boeke Funeral Home in Radcliffe is in charge of arrangements.
Bud was the oldest of four children born to Walter and Olillia (Wang) Hake on Jan. 9, 1926, at their home in Sherman, Iowa. His family moved to the Radcliffe area where he received his education from country schools in Hardin and Hamilton counties, finishing school at Radcliffe Community School. In his early years, Bud enjoyed playing baseball when not helping his family on the farm.