Archbold, OH
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Wilbur P. Haas

Aug. 3, 1920-March 18, 2016

Wilbur Haas

Wilbur Haas

Wilbur Pratt Haas, 95, of Archbold, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at Swanton Valley Center, Swanton.

He was born Aug. 3, 1920, in Westhope, to the late Arthur and Gertrude (Pratt) Haas.

On Jan. 1, 1942, he married Florence M. (Dalzell) Haas, and she preceded him in death June 16, 2007.

Wilbur was a 1938 graduate of Westhope High School and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a farmer at heart his entire life. He also retired from McClure Grinding & Machine in 1990 as the plant manager and previously worked at Campbell’s Soup and Automatic Feed, both of Napoleon.

He was a faithful and lifetime member of Westhope Bible Church and proud member of Gideons International for over 50 years.

He is survived by five children, Joyce Snider, Waikiki, Hawaii; Lois Jean (Paul) Prol, Grand Rapids, Mich.; J. Gordon (Janie) Haas, Columbus; Lyndon Haas, Atlanta, Ga.; John (Sandra) Haas, Toledo; six grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; sister, Ruth Jean Ferrell, Custar, and brother, Charles “Bud” (Dawn) Haas, The Villages, Fla.

He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and sisters, Thelma Clausen and Norma Junkins.

Services are 11 a.m., Friday, at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler. Graveside military honors will follow in Milton Township Cemetery, Custar.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to Gideons International. www.rodenbergerfuneral

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