Katherine J. Haas

Graveside services for Katherine J. Hass, 83, Oskaloosa/Lawrence will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2012 at Oak Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Haas died Monday, March 26, 2012 at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born May 19th, 1928 the daughter of William and Lillie Hartman Ray. She went to school at Franklin School and later attended Lawrence High School.

Mrs. Haas was married to Charley W. Hass in the late 40’s. She worked at the Lawrence Laundry. Later she and her husband opened the local bar and Grill “Congo Bar”, where they worked for many years. After retirement they both grew large gardens for family and friends to enjoy.

She was proceeded in death by her husband Charley in 2006.

Survivors include a daughter Debra Haas Widman of the home, three brothers; Art Ray, Harold Ray both of Golden CO., and Paul Ray and wife Wilma of Lawrence, KS, One Grand Daughter Emillee Widman, One great-great granddaughter Willow Widman, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from Noon-8pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.