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April 9, 1930 ~ April 3, 2017
Vivian Haas, 86 years, of Southwest City, Mo., departed this life on Monday, April 3, 2017, at Joplin Gardens, in Joplin, Mo. She was born on April 9, 1930, in Joplin, to the late Martin and May (Harp) Grissom.
Vivian married Warren Haas on June 30, 1947, in Goodland, Kan., and to this union two children were born.
She farmed with her husband on their farm in Southwest City, taking care of chickens and dairy cattle. Vivian really enjoyed quilting, sewing and crocheting. She was a faithful member of the Cove Mission of Hope, in Lanagan, Mo.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Warren Haas; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Linda Haas; a son-in-law, Frank Rook; a granddaughter, Cathy Byus; two sisters, Irene and Nadine; a brother, Gene.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Rook, of Joplin; a brother, Ernie Grissom, of Ozark, Mo.; a sister, Erma Patrick and husband, Jay Dee, of Carthage, Mo.; a greatgrandson, James; several nieces and nephews; along with a host of other relatives and friends who will dearly miss Vivian.
Funeral service for Vivian will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Home. Rev. Bob Cartwright will officiate. Burial will follow the service at the Anderson cemetery, in Anderson, Mo. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time at the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6. The family will receive friends at this time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website ozarkfuneralhome.com.
Funeral services are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home, in Anderson.
Published on April 5, 2017
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