James Haare

James L. Haare, 74, of Astoria, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Astoria, a son of William H. and Blanche W. Fry Haare. He married Sherrill Hezlep on Feb. 28, 1954, in Lewistown. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Robert (and Shelley) of Astoria; two daughters, Sherrill (and Larry) Phillips of Rushville and Susan (and Gale) Duckwiler of Summum; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Harold “Bud” of Morrisonville and Aubrey of Mesa, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

He retired from farming in 1962. He also was a supervisor for Astoria Fibra-Steel, retiring in 1979.

Services were today at 11 a.m. and Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Revs. Gary Sheets and Marian Stone officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Astoria Rescue Squad.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/29/1999


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