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RALPH JAMES HAAS

04/01/1925

09/09/2017

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Born: April 1, 1925
Death: September 9, 2017

Ralph James Haas, age 92 of Grand Rapids, was carried by angels into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, September 9, 2017. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Antonina (Lee). Ralph is survived by his children Mary Lee (Edward) Goodgine, Suzanne (Dennis) Williams, and Rock (Debi) Haas; and his sister-in-law Maria (Russ) McKinney. He was a WWII Marine Corps veteran and retired Detroit police officer. Ralph loved his three beautiful granddaughters, Roxanne, Leah (Rob), Alana; step-grandchildren Michelle, Jerry, Michael, Mary Clare, Matthew; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a man of great faith, attending daily Mass his entire adult life. Ralph was a joy and inspiration to all who knew him. Visitation Tuesday, September 12, 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Vigil Scripture service Tuesday 7 p.m. ┬áMass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, September 13, 11:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish. The family will greet visitors one hour before Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Alphonsus Parish, 224 Carrier NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.

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