Alfred Haag

Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Alfred Haag

INDIANOLA -- Alfred Haag, 80, died Sunday (October 21, 2001) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 7, 1921, to Joseph and Gertrude Barbara (Gillen) Haag. He attended Danbury Public Schools.

In 1944 he served with the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II.

On Jan. 31, 1945, he married V. Evelyn Howell at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook. They lived on the family farm near Indianola until 1965 when they moved to Danbury where he was owner and operator of the Danbury Oil Company. He retired in 1986. In December 1996, they moved to Indianola.

He was a life-time member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church, and a 50-year member of the American Legion. He served as Fire Chief of the Beaver Valley Rural Fire Department for 14 years, Mayor of Danbury; 4-H Leader and school board member of Dist. No. 50.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Francis J. "Buck" Haag.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn of Indianola; two sons, Robert Haag and wife, Kathy, and Richard Haag and wife, Janet, all of Indianola; three daughters, Dianne Jones and husband, Dean of Kearney, Darla Jordan and husband, Randy of McCook, and Kendra Jefferson and husband, Brian of Central City; 18 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial services will be Wednesday, 10 a.m., at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with Msgr. Daniel Pohl officiating. Interment will be at St. Catherine's Cemetery in Indianola.

The rosary will be recited Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at Carpenter Funeral Home in Indianola.

Visitation is today until time of the rosary at Carpenter Funeral Home of Indianola.

Carpenter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.