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Hugo Hass (1883-1916)


Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 3/27/2021 at 07:04:58

Born in Walcott, Iowa, October 4, 1883; died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 9, 1916, aged 33 years, six days.

Hugo Hass was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Hass of Hartley, where he spent his boyhood, attending the high school in 1902 and 1903. After a term in college at Des Moines, he was employed by the Reliance Elevator company at Minneapolis, where he worked until 1908. He was then appointed to government work in the U.S. land office at Duluth. Here he remained until July, 1915, going at that time to the general office in Washington. In November, 1915, he was transferred to Santa Fe, where he died.

Hugo was a young man of exceptionally good habits and a favorite of all who knew him. While in Minneapolis and Duluth, he was a member of the YMCA rooming and boarding at the association's club rooms. He was also a member of the Congregational Sunday school and Bible studying class.

Funeral services were held at the Hass residence in Hartley Sunday afternoon, October 15. Rev. Tompkins of the Methodist church being the officiating clergyman.

The deceased leaves his parents, two sister, Mrs. A.F. Palmquist and Elsie Hass, together with many other relatives and friends to grieve for his departure.

The following relatives were here in attendance at the funeral from abroad:

Messrs. and Mesdames William Stottenberg of Spencer; Louis Stottenberg of Lake Park; H. Peterson of Dysart; H. Lorenz of Everly; H. Grenier of Everly; W. Schultz and son of Everly; Arnold Stottenberg of Lake Park; Edward Palmquist of Ashland, Nebraska, and many friends from Round Lake, Minnesota, Everly, and Sheldon.

Hartley (Iowa) Sentinel, 19 Oct 1916, p5


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