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Florence C. Haase

d. January 31, 2015

Florence C. Haase, 100, of Brandon, WI, died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Marvin’s Manor in Brandon.

Florence was born April 16, 1914 in the town of Lamartine, Fond du Lac County, WI, to Ferdinand and Louise Priepke. She graduated from Rosendale High School. On June 19, 1935 she married George C. Haase at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac. Following their marriage the couple resided in the Brandon area where they farmed most of their married lives. Florence was a long-time member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brandon where she was a member of its Ladies Aide and made a lot of quilts. She was a sewing leader of the Spring Valley 4-H Club. She loved to garden and did wonderful crocheting, needle work and crafts. She liked playing cards, putting together puzzles, going fishing and other events with her family. She was a great cook and helped out on the farm. She enjoyed going to the casino with her husband.

Florence is survived by two sons: James Haase and Chuck (Sherry) Haase, all of Brandon; daughter, Joan Root of Waupun; five grandchildren: Tina Haase of NC, Stacy (Troy) Holzman of Waupun, Mike Haase (Angela) of Fond du Lac, Greg (Kim) Root of Waupun, and Geoff (Sheri) Root of Waupun; eight great-grandchildren: Tom, Ryan & Michelle Root, Lucas and Ben Root, Rachel and Kayla Holzman, and Jayden Haase; two step-grandchildren: Victoria Krautkramer and Seth Holiday; a sister, Mildred Simon of Rosendale; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Vollbrecht and Josie Priepke; a brother-in-law, Donald Belling; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, George; son and daughter-in-law, George R. and Sheila Haase; son-in-law, Charles Root; granddaughter, Linda Root; seven brothers, two sisters, six brothers-in-law and six sisters-in-law.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Florence Haase will be held Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brandon with Rev. Bob Rosenberg officiating.


Burial will follow at Brandon Cemetery.

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