Nelson J. Haas

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:00-8:00 pm
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:00-9:45 am

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
  • Service Date
    Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • Service Time
    10:00 am
  • Service Location
    St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton
  • Full Obituary

    Nelson J. Haas, 90, of Trenton, died Monday, August 11, 2014 at Countryside Manor in Aviston.

    Mr. Haas was born May 26, 1924 in Trenton, IL to William and Laura (Reinbold) Haas; they preceded him in death.

    He married Sylvia Ketterer on April 18, 1950 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston; she preceded him in death on August 25, 2007.

    In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Haas; sisters, Marie Hobbs and Irene Bray; and brothers-in-law, Clifford Bray and Robert Thole.

    Surviving is a son, Dennis (Sheryl) Haas of South Amana, IA; a granddaughter, Stacy; a sister-in-law, Florence Thole of Aviston; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

    Nelson retired as the Manager of Trenton Co-op after 47 years and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Men’s Sodality, Trenton Senior Citizens, and Trenton Sportsman Club.

    Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton with Fr. Joseph Rascher officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton.

    Visitation will be Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 8:00-9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

    Memorials can be made to the Western Clinton County Senior Services or St. Mary Church and will be received at the funeral home.

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