One hour prior to the service at United Methodist Church - Armstrong
United Methodist Church - Armstrong, Iowa
10:30 a.m., Friday, December 30, 2016
Pastor Lyndon Roesler – Officiating
Armstrong Grove Cemetery – Armstrong
MILITARY GRAVESIDE RITES
Ringsted American Legion
Curtis P. Haahr the son of Peter and Eleonora (Johansen) Haahr was born January 18, 1921 in Ringsted, Iowa. He died on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, Iowa at the age of 95.
He received his education in Ringsted schools, graduating from Ringsted High School. He then attended one year at Estherville Junior College. Curtis served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II from February 22, 1941 until September 15, 1945.
On February 15, 1947 he was united in marriage to Esther Olson. The couple made their home in Ringsted, Iowa, until moving to Algona, Iowa. He served the ASCS in Emmet County and was a district director in northwest Iowa. Curtis served as CED of Kossuth County ASCS office for over 22 years. Esther died in 2014.
Curtis was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armstrong; VFW; American Legion and the Masonic Lodge.
Left to cherish Curtis' memory are his children, Calvin Haahr of Ringsted; Verlyn Haahr and his wife, Leanna of Waterloo, Iowa; Carol Lynn Murphy of Firesteel, South Dakota; three grandchildren, Andy Haahr, Danny Haahr, Fallon Murphy and one sister, Mavis Peterson.
He has been preceded in death by his parents; wife; son-in-law, Wesley Murphy; an infant brother; and two sisters, Elsie Johnson and Mildred Gripentrog. www.henryolsonfuneral.com