Robert D. Haetinger
Virginia Beach – STG1SW/IUSS Robert “Rob” Douglas Haetinger, 40, died March 24, 2015. Rob was born in Springfield, MA to Carl Haetinger, Jr. and the late Cecile “Francine” Boudrias. He retired from the US Navy after 20 years on February 22, 2015. Rob’s passion was photography, he was the owner of SARgeek PHOtography, enjoyed Marvel Comics, legos, fixing cars and playing the guitar. Rob had earned the highest rank obtainable, Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America prior to joining the Navy.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Lillian Haetinger age 9 of Chesapeake, and Travis Helsel age 6 of Virginia Beach; sister, Sherry Haetinger of Oviedo, FL; father, Carl Haetinger, Jr. of East Longmeadow, MA; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 4, from 2:00 pm until 4:00pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com.