MOUNT HOREB – Alma Magdalene Haag died affably at the age of 91 on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at BeeHive Homes of Mount Horeb. She became built-in on April 22, 1929, in Springdale Township, the youngest of six accouchement to John and Regina (Alt) Strassman.
As a infant, Alma, abounding White School, a one-room united states academy and helped on the acreage as a adolescent female. While alive at Saint Mary’s Hospital, she met her activity partner, Art Haag, who proposed to her on her 18th birthday. They have been affiliated Oct. 21, 1947, at Saint Andrew’s Catholic Church, Verona, and began agriculture within the breadth afore affective to farms on Spring Valley and Perry Center Roads in Perry Township. Together, Art and Alma aloft seven children, proudly looking them abound and acknowledging them in their activities.
Her happiest canicule had been on the farm, back the circadian tasks of adopting and accouterment for her ancestors saved her active and gave her motive. She was aggravated with a task capable-bodied accomplished and performed us what adamantine assignment seems and appears like. Back it got here to homemaking, Alma was one of the excellent. Never idle, she might broil bootleg breads and buffet forth with accolade and pies; canning aftermath from the 2 ancestors gardens; and authoritative arch cheese, a widespread of Art’s. She kept a apple-pie and tidy home and might additionally accommodate a allowance duke with acreage chores, acrimonious up rock, public sale hay wagons, and accustomed milk.
After a decidedly adamantine day of labor, could entertainment herself to an ice algid beer. Abounding nights within the calefaction of summer time, the ancestors would develop out at the advanced garden, adore foundation beer floats and take delivery of to the Brewers or Bucks. She became an ardent schedule newbie and fabricated an finished euchre partner.
In retirement, Alma’s new entertainment became fishing with Art, bluegills fact her followed bolt of the day. Autumn become her well known division and she by no means irritated of digging for ginseng or acrimonious hickory nuts.
Alma is survived by way of her accouchement – sons, Gary (Deb) of Dodgeville, Jeff of Anderson, Calif., Dewey (Diane), Brian (Patti) and Tracy (Jill), all of Mount Horeb; and accompanying daughters, Sue (Al) Jackson of Colorado Springs, Colo. And Sandy (Blaine) Krantz of Mount Horeb.
Alma turned into a caring grandma, continuously acquisitive to assist. She is introduced survived by way of 20 grandchildren, Kristin (Brad) Reinke, Amanda (Michael) Riemenapp, Michael Haag, and Matthew (Aleisha) Haag; Cory (Buffy), Erin, and Kyle Haag; Brad (Amanda) and Travis Haag; Nikki and Nate Haag; Emily (Ben) Morris and Sarah (Devin) Cory; Logan, Claire, Gretta, and Shiloh Krantz; Kortney Zahler, Terah (Zach) Stackhouse and Jordan Haag.
Alma additionally leaves abaft 9 superb-grandchildren, Leland and Layne Haag, Archer Haag, Lucas Reinke, Sophia and Elliott Riemenapp, Rozlyn Zahler and Arianna Stackhouse, Trevor Haag and one at the manner, babyish Cory. Alma’s real ancestors accommodate Mary Ann Haag, Fritz and Barb Haag, Chris and Jack Kellsvig, Heartsy Vagueiro and abounding nieces and nephews.
Alma is preceded in afterlife by her husband, Art; and daughter-in-law, Sandi. Alma was the aftermost active affiliate of her ancestors and precedents are brother, Jack (Darlene) Strassman; and sisters, Bertha (Edward) Adams, Irene (Harry) Russell, Betty (as a toddler) and Florence (Sister Mary Donalda).
Alma’s ancestors who preceded her in afterlife are Alban “Butch” (Emma) Haag, Romie (Norma) Haag, Wallace Haag (as a child), Klem Haag, Bill (Ethel “Toots”) Haag, Lee and Carl Weber, Gladys and Dick DePrey, Teresa and Dan Cavan, and Mike Handel.
A clandestine Mass of Christian Burial can be captivated at Saint Ignatius Catholic Church, Mount Horeb with Father Chahm Gahng presiding.
Alma’s ancestors would really like to renowned Dr. Anne Eglash and sellers at UW Health Clinic of Mount Horeb and Agrace Hospice. A suitable acknowledge you and abysmal acknowledgment to absolutely the marketers at BeeHive Homes of Mount Horeb for his or her capable soreness and 18-carat friendship.
Mom changed into affectionate and affable and confirmed her adulation and amore to own family, accompany and pals via her desirable and quiet spirit. She widespread us able-bodied and we can absence her. Online condolences can be fabricated at www.Gundersonfh.Com.
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