Haas, Robert W.

Posted: Tue 4:39 PM, Dec 18, 2012
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Robert W. Haas, 78, of Lower Salem passed away peacefully on Monday,
December 17, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April
5, 1934, in Reno, Ohio, a son of Gerald and Ethel McMahan Haas. He graduated
from Marietta High School in 1952 and worked at Kardex, retiring after 44 years
in 2000. He was co-founder of Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department and
served as Fireman, EMT and Treasurer, was a councilman for Village of Lower
Salem for over 50 years, was a life member of NRA and enjoyed his family,
friends and gardening.

He married Helen A. Clark on December 11, 1953 and they had just
celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. She survives with children: Debbie
Haas of Marietta, Steve (Mindy) Haas of Whipple, Denise (Mike) McKenzie of
Marietta, OH, Scott (Mary) Haas of Lexington, OH; 8 grandchildren: Taylor
Reeves of Marietta, Mallory (Seth) Haines of Spotsylvania, VA, Kendall (Micah)
Spence of Lewisville, TX, Madison Haas of Whipple, Jerad (Heather) McKenzie of
Marietta, Megan (Brad) Offenberger of Marietta, Caitlyn and Colton Haas of
Lexington, OH; 3 great grandchildren: Samuel and Savannah Offenberger, Brooklyn
McKenzie; sister-in-law Norma Clark.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Lois D. Haas.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday (Dec. 20) at 11:00 am at
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Lou Verdi officiating. Burial
will follow in Salem Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on
Wednesday after 2:00 with family present from 2-4 & 6-8. Messages of sympathy
may be sent at

The family would like to thank Home Health Care and Hospice for
their loving care. Memorial contributions are requested to Salem Township Fire
Department, P O Box 312, Lower Salem, OH 45745 or to Lower Salem United
Methodist Church, 102 2nd Street, Lower Salem, OH 45745.

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