AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Keith Hass, of Ogilvie, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. He was 54 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Ogilvie School with Fr. Gene Plaistad and Rita Clasemann officiating.
VISITATION will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Ogilvie School and 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday.
INTERMENT will be at the St. Kathryn’s Cemetery in Ogilvie.
Keith Duane Hass, of Ogilvie MN, passed away Thursday June 13, 2019 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, after battling brain cancer for 13 months. He was 54 years old.
Keith was born November 5th, 1964 in Braham, MN to Steve and Jeanie (Smith) Hass. He grew up on a small family farm with both parents and his younger sister Lisa until the age of 14 when they moved to a new home just outside of Ogilvie. Keith attended elementary and high school in Ogilvie until his graduation in 1984. After High School he went to work for the family business Hass Construction and shortly thereafter married his high school sweetheart Dawn (Williams) Hass on July 13, 1985 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora. He assumed ownership of the company in 1988, the same year he and Dawn began their family with the birth of their first son Jared, followed by their second son Ramsey in 1993 and their only daughter Madisen in 1998. Keith and Dawn lived and raised their family just outside of Ogilvie where Dawn still resides.
Keith had many passions and responsibilities in his lifetime. He volunteered for the Ogilvie fire department and was an active board member at Ogilvie School from 2008 until his death. He was a member of the Minnesota Field Trial Association eventually serving on the board as vice president and was also the president of the Benton Retriever Grounds where he trained his Labrador retrievers.
His hobbies included dog training, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling and raising livestock, with many other activities involving the outdoors. Keith spent many happy days with his family and friends enjoying the things he loved. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend and will be missed by all those that loved him.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Lloyd and Thelma Smith, grandfather Clarence Hass, brother-in-law Allen Newgard and stepbrother Billy White.
Keith is survived by his wife Dawn Hass; children Jared, Ramsey and Madisen Hass; his father Steve Hass; mother Jeanie and stepfather John White; his sister Lisa (Donald) McIalwain; grandmother Cleo Hass; stepsiblings Amber Bebeau, Jason White and Tiffany Warren, along with many other relatives and friends.