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Shirley Haas

Obituary of Shirley A. Haas

Shirley was born on November 19, 1933 to Lawrence and Dorothy (Liekhus) Brandt in DeGraff, MN.  She graduated from Wynot High School in Nebraska in 1952.  She married Leonard Haas on August 17, 1953 and to this union, twelve children were born:  Larry, Dorothy, Sandy, Donna, Darrell, Marcie, Leonard Jr, Charles, Jeanne, Julie, John, and Michelle.  Shirley worked for many years as a nurses aide at Sacred Heart Hospital.  She then worked for more than 20 years at Kmart, and after retiring, she worked part-time at Walmart.  She also provided daycare for many others’ children, including her own grandchildren and great grandchildren.  In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, and sewing.  She loved spending time with her family, travelling with Leonard, and spoiling their many pet dogs.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, and later joined St. Benedict Church.

 

Shirley is survived by her 12 children: Larry (Kay) Haas, Dorothy (Randy Melby) Haas, Sandy Logan, Donna (Dean) Schoenfelder, Darrell (Janet) Haas, Marcie Pickett, Leonard Jr (Sharon) Haas, Chuck Haas, Jeanne (Larry Stevens) Rogers, Julie Stevens, John (Teresa Crisman) Haas, and Michelle Haas; 25 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Dorothy Brandt; husband, Leonard; brother, Gerald Brandt; sisters, Joyce Wiepen and Doris Haas; brothers-in-law, Bruno Wiepen, and Jerry Haas; sons-in-law, Marvin Logan and Bob Pickett, and great grandchildren, Alexis Schoenfelder and Brayden Osborne.

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Sunday
25
August

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
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25
August

Holy Rosary

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
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Sunday
25
August

Vigil Service

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
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Monday
26
August

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday, August 26, 2019
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1500 Saint Benedict Drive
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
605-664-6214
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26
August

At Rest

11:30 am - 11:45 am
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sacred Heart Cemetery
North Douglas
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056653502
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