Jeffrey Norman Haas

May 25, 1942 – September 19, 2021

Jeffrey Norman Haas, 79, of Vernon Hills, IL and previously of Springville, IN and Seymour, IN, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, IL.

Born May 25, 1942, in Jackson County, Indiana, he was the son of Norman F. Haas and Lavaun L. (Ferry) Haas. He married Sharen L. (Bodenhamer) Haas on April 11, 1969; Sharen preceded him in death on August 4, 2018.

Jeff graduated from Seymour High School with the class of 1960.  He was a proud Marine and Mason.  He was a loving Father, doting Grandfather, and a stranger to none.  He will forever be known as our hero and a man of substantial honor.  Jeff retired from NSWC Crane as a criminal investigator.  Prior to his work at Crane, he was a funeral director at Burkholder Funeral Chapel in Seymour and McKee Funeral Home in Garrett, IN. 

Surviving is one son, Jeffrey (Tracie) Haas II, of Libertyville, Illinois; grandchildren, Emma F., Elizabeth M., and Andrew J. Haas; one sister, Jeanine Baxter, and one brother, Joseph (Yvonne) Haas of Seymour; two nephews, Christopher Baxter and Michael Barnett of Seymour.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Sharen L. Haas; a daughter, Jennifer Sue Haas; and one sister, Justine Barnett

Visitation will be 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Burkholder Chapel of Thorne-George Family Homes, 419 N. Chestnut Street, Seymour, Indiana. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at the Burkholder Chapel. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, on Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be given in Jeff’s memory to the VFW/American Legion or the Boys and Girls club through Burkholder Chapel.  

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