Claude G. Haag 1947-2020
Posted By: Barry R Huntsinger (email)
Date: 12/27/2020 at 22:51:10
Claude G. Haag, 73, of Swea City, Iowa, died in a farm accident at his home during the week of December 14th, 2020. The family conducted a private graveside service with military honors on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Harrison Township Cemetery, Swea City.
A celebration of life is planned when the pandemic has passed.
Claude was born October 5, 1947, in Buffalo Center, Iowa to Claude J. and Bernice Haag. After graduating from Swea City High School, Claude enlisted in the U.S. Army and was inducted in September 1966. He served one year in Vietnam as an Administrative Specialist and completed the remainder of his four-year service stateside. After his discharge in September of 1970, Claude returned to Swea City and farmed with his dad until his dadís retirement, after which, he continued to farm until the time of his death.
Claude was a man of integrity and honor; whose word was as good as a legal contract. He enjoyed reading and visiting with good friends. He especially enjoyed giving a hard time to those he knew best. He will be greatly missed.
Claude is survived by three sisters, Vicki Schleusner of Eau Clare, Wisconsin, Kathy (Aaron) Keller of Ames, Iowa, and Marilyn Haag of Ames, Iowa; a niece and four nephews, as well as 14 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude & Bernice Haag and his brother-in-law, David Schleusner.
(Source: Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Estherville, Iowa.)
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