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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA – Duane O. Haag, 83, of St. Simons Island, Ga., formerly of Morton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at his home.
He was born on July 4, 1937, in Buffalo Center, Iowa, to John and Vilo (Hanson) Haag. He married Mary Ann Shipreck in Norte Dame, Ind., on February 11, 1961.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Haag of St. Simons Island, Ga.; two sons, Christopher (Susan) Haag of Bloomington, Ill., and Fr. Michael Haag of Carlinville, Ill.; one daughter, Valerie Haag of Naples, Fla.; three grandchildren, Alexander, Stephanie, and Natalie; one brother, Dyrald (Jayne) Haag of Alpharetta, Ga.; and one sister, Cynthia (Jeffrey) Henning of Naples, Fla. and Des Moines, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, John, James, and Jerome; and one sister, Debra.
Duane worked at Bethlehem Steel for three years, and then as a mechanical engineer for Caterpillar, Inc., retiring after 35 years.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Duane’s son, Fr. Michael Haag officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Social distancing guidelines will be observed during the visitation and funeral service and masks are required. Burial will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
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