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Glenn Haas 06/02/2024

Glenn Francis Haas, age 88, died Sunday, June 2, 2024 at the Amery Hospital. He was born June 14, 1935 the son of Walter and Regina (Scheuerman) Haas in Brackett, WI. Glenn attended grade school in Wilson, WI and after dropping out of 8th grade he worked for local farmers. Glenn served his country in the US Army and was honorably discharged in August of 1957. After his service, Glenn married Beverly B. Pederstuen, they settled & built their home in Roberts, WI. Their marriage later in life dissolved. Through the years, Glenn gained experience as he worked for Whirlpool in the metal shop and then worked for Peterson Construction, with a fluke accident, he lost his vision in his right eye. With that, in 1968, he decided to take the chance and started his own excavating business, Glenn Haas Excavating, which kept him very busy until his retirement. In his free time, Glenn enjoyed gardening, especially strawberries and tomatoes. He often talked of the thumb sized black berries he would pick when he was a kid. He also enjoyed boating, fishing, shaking dice, talking, and having a cold one. He will be remembered by his family as a hard worker, a person to count on to lend a helping hand, his long phone calls and his contagious laugh. Glenn is survived by his children, Glenda (Dean) Hansen, Kim Pederstuen, Jeffrey (Barb) Haas, Brian (Donna) Haas, Melissa (Bob) Frame; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; his sister-in-law Rosemary Haas, cousins and many nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Regina Haas; brothers, Donald, Bernard, Harry and Kenneth; great-grandson, Landon Hansen, and sister-in-laws, Mary and Bonnie Haas. A Celebration of Glenn’s Life will be held on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 3 pm, with a service at 3:30pm, located at the Haas residence, 1324 E Kinnickinnic Drive Roberts, WI. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 1:30 pm. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

3 Comments

  • Peter Chapin Posted June 4, 2024 1:58 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for the family

  • Richard Meyer Posted June 5, 2024 5:18 pm

    Prayers to family and friends

  • Glenda Clayton Posted June 18, 2024 12:27 pm

    I remember so well his teasing jovial personality, laugh, and sense of humor. He was a bit naughty (and fun) and just the right amount of nice and kindness. He is having a “cold one” with his brothers now.

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