Mr. Haas retired as an inspector for DCASMA, a division of the U.S. Department of Defense in St. Louis, MO. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Red Bud, IL. Henry was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from June 1952 to May 1956.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of nearly 24 years, Marlene H., nee Deichmann, Haas, whom he married on June 10, 1959, and who died on April 3, 1983; his parents, Henry G. and Catharine, nee Reeb, Haas; a brother, Paul Haas; three sisters, Florence (Oliver) Dahm, Irene (Floyd) Mueller, and Viola (Albert) Eros; and a brother-in-law, Orville J. Schmidt.
Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Jane, nee Schmidt, Haas, whom he married on October 19, 1985, in Red Bud, IL;
three sons, Henry W. (Donna) Haas of Red Bud, IL,
Steven G. Haas of Belleville, IL,
and Robert M. Haas of Waterloo, IL;
five grandchildren, Zachary, Matthew, and Nicholas Haas of Red Bud, IL,
and Lauren and Brenden Haas of Waterloo, IL;
his sister, Cathy (Robert) Becker of Belleville, IL;
five sisters-in-law, Joyce (Robert) Dannenrink of Red Bud, IL,
Bernice Schmidt of Prairie du Rocher, IL,
Judy (Edward) Kohlberg of Florissant, MO,
Janet (Ray Jr.) Trebing of Glen Carbon, IL, and Rita Haas of St. Louis, MO;
and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 8, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:40 a.m. Friday, January 9, 2015, from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler, Bishop Stanley Schlarman, and Father Henry Engelhart concelebrating. Burial with military honors will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
Henry, I’m saddened to learn about the passing of your father. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Bob Wells, St. Louis, MO, 63114
Sending prayers and sympathy to all during this difficult time, sorry we can’t be there in person for you
Virgil/Nancy Niehaus, Shelbyville,, Tennessee, 37160
May God bless you and your family at this time of need. Your father was truly and inspiration and hero for this country.
Ronald Roberts, Fenton, Mo, 63029
Henry, may God bless you and your family at this time of need. Your father was truly and inspiration and hero for this country.
Ronald Roberts, Fenton, Mo, 63029
Henry, I was sorry to hear about the passing of your father and my prayers are with you and your family. Honoring your father’s service to our country and our freedoms.
Barb McGlynn, Hillsboro, MO , 63050
Jane I went to school with Henry, CGS. My husband bowled with Henry for many years at Bel-Air Bowl. Please accept my sincere condolences. He is in a much better place that we all aspire to achieve.
Patricia (Schaefer) Francoeur, Glen Carbon, IL, 62034
Bob and family,
Everyone in our family sends their deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. May he rest in the peace that only Jesus gives to us.
Love from John & Carmein and family
John & Carmein Blasucci, Schaumburg, Illinois, 60194
My deepest sympathy to Jane and Henry’s family for your loss. Henry was a great companion through out grade and high school days. I remember these days dearly with him. He will be remembered dally in my prayers. Again my sincere condolences for the loss of Henry. Mel Lucash
Melvin Lucash, , , 62221
We are so sorry for your loss. We remember being next door neighbors on Whitlow.
Scott, Shawn, Gilmary, Terry and Tammy O’Heron