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Obituary for Henry Bernard Haas
10 February, 1860, 1880 - 2 August, 1938
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Wednesday, 3 August, 1938 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Wilder Rancher Dies Tuesday
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     Henry Bernard Haas, Wilder rancher and blacksmith, died at his home Tuesday morning.  He was born Feb. 10, 1860, in Washington, Mo., and came to Wilder in 1908 from Allen, Kan.
     Survivors are his wife, Mabel Haas, two brothers Otto A. Haas of Denver, and E. J. Haas of Allen, Kan.;  also one sister, Mrs. Emma Barnes of Clayton, Mo.
     Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church in Wilder with the Rev. A. E. Beasley and Rev. M. W. Burres in Charge.  The date has not been arranged, pending word from relatives.  Interment will be in the Wilder cemetery.
     The body is at the Peckham funeral chapel.

From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 8 August, 1938 

 

Funeral Services Are Held Friday For Henry B. Haas
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     WILDER (Special) - Last rites for Henry B. Haas, pioneer of the Wilder community, were held Friday afternoon at the local Methodist church.  The Rev. Albert A. Beasley and the Rev. Merle W. Burres were in charge of the service.
     Mrs. Gene Smith, Mrs. L. F. Kowald, Merle Jenkins and C. R. Peckham sang "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," The Old Rugged Cross," and "Rock of Ages."  Mrs. Harold Peterson acted as accompanist.  Pall bearers were B. E. Garlick, R. S. Brown, Louie Sayre, James Norman, W. R. Graham, W. J. Clark.  Interment was in the Wilder cemetery.
     Mr. Haas was born in Washington, Mo., February 10, 1860.  In 1908 he came to the Wilder community and homesteaded the farms now known the F. M. and A. E. Lindsay forties.  In 1920 he bought the W. R. Brown farm on the Caldwell-Homedale highway, where he made his home until February of this year.  Due to ill health he was obliged at that time to leave his farm home and move to Wilder.
     In 1921 Mr. Haas married Miss Mabel Autenreith of Clayton, Mo.  Besides his widow, a sister, Mrs. Emma Barnes of Clayton and two brothers, Otto Haas of Denver, Colo., and Ed Haas of Allen, Kas., survive.