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Alvina Katherine Haas 1923 - 2012

POSTED January 28, 2012 2:31 p.m.

HOISINGTON — Alvina Katherine Haas, 88, died Jan. 26 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Nov. 21, 1923 in Hoisington, she was the daughter of Jacob and Salamena (Radke) Boger. On July 26, 1945 she married Rufus Haas in Hoisington. A lifetime resident of Hoisington, she was a homemaker and worked along side of her husband on the dairy farm. She also was employed by the Galatia School District 66 as a cook for 18 years, by the Bierock Shop in Hoisington, and as a seamstress for Stricker Farms in Milberger. Alvina loved her grandchildren and enjoyed gardening, especially her flowers. She also enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking and polka dancing.

Mrs. Haas was a member of United Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger. She was baptized and confirmed at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hoisington.

Survivors include her husband, Rufus Haas, of the home; a son, Larry Haas and wife Lois, of Phillipsburg; a daughter, Sharon Kampe and husband Lanny, of Apopka, Fla.; two sisters, Irene Kimpler of Ellinwood, and Clara Cook of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Emanuel Boger of Great Bend and Armen Boger of Marysville, Wash.; three grandchildren, Michelle Haas, Bradley Haas, and Kimberly Kampe; a great-grandchild, Mackenzie Haas; two step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three grandchildren, twins, Travis and Trevor Haas and Trisha Dawn Haas; and three sisters, Wilma Krug, Othelia Krug, and Mary Louise Holmes.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Pastor Amy Truhe and Pastor Amy Austin will officiate. Burial will be at the Hoisington Cemetery. Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Friends may visit from 1 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Monday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to United Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger or Kans for Kids in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*

Box 146

Hoisington, KS 67544

Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Jan. 29, 2012


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