Dean Hass age 88, died Monday October 5, 2020 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.
A public graveside service will be held 1:15 Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2020 at the Hopkinton Cemetery with Military Honors. Pastor Jan Lamont will officiate at the services. The family will have a private visitation at the Goettsch Funeral Home Monticello. Mask must be worn and fitted properly. Social distancing needs to be practiced as well.
Surviving is his wife Ros, 6 children, Debbie (Murray) Hass-Anderson, Dennis (Carmen) Hass, David Hass, Kenny Hass, Steve (June) Hass, Randy Hass and fiancé Christi, 2 step-sons, Rick Smith, Scott (Charlene) Smith, 22 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, JoeAnn, a step-son Tom Smith, 2 granddaughters, Sara Hass and Carley Smith, 3 brothers, Bob, Wayne and Don and 3 sisters Sue, Carol and Barbara.
Dean Alan Hass was born March 22, 1932 at Sac City, Iowa. He was the son of Cloyd and Pauline Finley, Hass. Dean graduated from the Lytton Community Schools in 1950. He played basketball and baseball in high school and was All State in both sports. Dean served in the United States Army during Korea He married JoeAnn Wilson on March 15, 1956 at Webster City. The couple farmed near Lytton until 1973 when they moved to Hopkinton. Dean worked for Bob Coggins Construction and later at Swiss Valley Creamery. He retired in 1994 and JoeAnn died on October 7, 1994. Dean married Rosy Pinter Smith on August 10, 1996.
Dean’s love of sports continued throughout his life he played semi-pro baseball and later coached youth baseball. He was a die-hard Cardinals fan. He loved watching the Hawkeyes, playing bingo and cards, gardening vegetables and growing flowers.