Obit: Hass, Reuben #2 (1920 - 1957)


Surnames: Hass, Sprengler, Kieser, Juneau, Wiersig, Werth, Weber, Schiller, Martens, Meinke, Rapp 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/28/1957 

Hass, Reuben (30 Mar. 1920 - 21 Feb. 1957) 

Reuben Hass of the town of Colby, died of a heart attack at the age of 36 years, while doing business at the Security State Bank at Colby Thursday afternoon, Feb, 21, at about 2:30 o’clock. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Christ Lutheran church in Abbotsford. The Rev. F. H. Sprengler officiated and internment was made in the Colby Wisconsin Cemetery.  

During the services, which were attended by many friends and relatives of the deceased, the Misses Dorothy and Marilyn Kieser sang "Asleep in Jesus," and "Heaven is My Home." Herbert Juneau was organist. 

Pallbearers were Richard Werth, Reinie Wiersig, Melvin Werth, Harold Werth, La Verne Weber, Gordon Schiller, all cousins. Members of Christ Lutheran Church Men’s Club, Abbotsford, served as honorary bearers. 

Those attending the rites came from Unity, La Crosse, Marshfield, Spencer, Edgar, Appleton, Sheboygan, Glidden, Wausau, Phillips, Dorchester, Curtiss, Arpin, Colby, Abbotsford, Fargo, N.D., and Chicago, Ill. 

Mr. Hass was born in the town of Hull on March 30, 1920, and had been farming in the town of Colby since his marriage to Winnifred Martens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Martens, which took place on Oct. 23, 1949, in the town of Wien. 

Surviving are his widow; two sons, Larry, age five, and Ronald, age three; his mother, Mrs. Carl Meinke, Unity, Route 1; two brothers, Roland Hass, Abbotsford; and Frank Hass, La Crosse; one sister, Mrs. Elmer (Ella) Rapp, of Marshfield; and a half brother and a half sister, Norman Meinke and Miss Gertrude Meinke, of Unity.



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