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Clarence A. Haslag
Clarence A."Shorty" Haslag, age 91, of Loose Creek, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.
Clarence was born on October 13, 1919, in Loose Creek, a son to the late Charles and Mary (Backes) Haslag.
Clarence attended school in Loose Creek. He was a World War II Army Veteran.
On April 30, 1955, he was united in marriage to Esther Bruemmer in Linn. She survives in Linn.
Prior to retirement, Clarence had been employed by Loose Creek Oil Company. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards especially Preference, and gardening.
In addition to his wife, Esther, Clarence is survived by: three sons, Dale and his wife Yvonne Haslag of Linn, Randy and his wife Regina Haslag of Taos, and Kevin and his wife Donna Haslag of Jefferson City; one daughter, Debra Franken and her husband Gary of Linn; three sisters, Margaret Schaefer of Linn, Frances Niekamp of Osage City, and Sister Alice Haslag OSSR of Liguori, MO; eleven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In addition to his parents, Clarence was preceded in death by two sisters, Annie Niekamp and Angie Eads and one infant brother, Alfred Haslag.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek with Fr. Don Antweiler as the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery with full military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Yvonne you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Theresa Boss Jul 24 2011 12:00 AM