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Kurt Alfred Haase, Sr., age 66, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.
Kurt was born October 21, 1950, in Westedeta, Germany, to the late Alfred F. Haase and Wanda Torman Haase. He graduated from Omaha Technical High School in Omaha, Neb. Kurt traveled the U.S. with his career as a Packer and Processor in the Beef industry. Many of those years, he was employed with Service Packing Company in Joplin, Mo.
On July 6, 2010, he married Karen Coad in Miami, Okla. Karen survives of the home in Carl Junction.
Additional survivors include a son, Kurt Haase, Jr., and wife, Dawn, of Oronogo, Mo.; daughters, Virginia Dunn and husband, Joe, of Carl Junction, Jackie Haase, of Carl Junction; sisters, Waltraut Kozal, of Greenfield, S.C., Ursula Geary, of North Platte, Neb., Kathe Heye and husband, Rob, of Fayetteville, N.C., Ruth Baker, of Omaha; brother, Giodo Haase and wife, Susan, of Joplin; three grandchildren, Elizabeth and Brian Dunn and Faron Haase; numerous extended family and friends. Other than his parents, Kurt was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Haase, and two sisters, Berbel Gilchrist and Hilda Bartman.
A Celebration of Life will be held on his birthday, October 21, with more details to come.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Joplin Humane Society in care of the mortuary.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary, Joplin.
Published on September 17, 2017
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