DIXON – Edward “Ed” Haas, 76, of Dixon, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at his home. He owned and operated Haas Builders Inc. for 25 years, and worked as a contractor for Duro-Last Roofing Inc. of Saganaw, Mich., before retiring in 2008.
Ed was born Dec. 29, 1937, in Woosung. He served in the Army from 1963 to 1964. He married Joyce McClanahan on June 5, 1965, at St. Anne Church in Dixon.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Haas of Dixon; one son, Scott (Lynda) Haas of Oregon; two daughters, Nikki (Bill) Koppari of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Amy (Lowell Ligtenberg) Haas of Dixon; his mother, Dorothy Bosshart of Dixon; two brothers, Jerry Haas of Rochelle and David (June McCartney) Haas of Dixon; one sister, Janice Johnson of Dixon; five grandchildren, Lauren (Andrew) Myers of Colorado Springs, Derek Koppari of Carlsbad, Calif., Brooke Koppari of Colorado Springs, Adam (Andrea) Poole of Rockland, Calif., and Colten Meyer of Polo; and two great-grandchildren, Caleb Andrew Myers and Jacob Daniel Myers, both of Colorado Springs.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Kalebaugh, pastor of Refuge Church in Amboy, officiating. Burial, with full military graveside honors by the combined veterans organizations, will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. A celebration of life in Ed’s honor will be June 13 at the family’s home in Dixon.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
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