February 26, 1949 - May 13, 2015
Judy Ann Haar, age 66, of Marshall, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at her home in Marshall. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 AM Monday, May 18, 2015, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Interment will follow in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall with a prayer service scheduled for 7:30 PM. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM, on Monday at the church. Clergy Officiating: Rev. Father Paul Wolf Organist: Brenda Byrnes Soloist: Bridget Deutz Special Music: Resurrection Choir - Avon Hess, Director Active Casket Bearers: Judy’s grandsons – Jesse Deutz, Adam Illies, Devan Deutz, Bret Haar, Austin Haar, Jesse Weniger, Bruce McDowell, Zac Blomme Honorary Casket Bearers: Judy’s granddaughters – Andrea Weniger, Alyssa McDowell, Jenessa Blomme, , Riley Haar, Tami Deutz, Whitney Deutz, Emily Illies Judith Ann Swanson was born on February 26, 1949, in Lakefield, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Lansing and Helen (Griener) Swanson. Judy was baptized at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lakefield and then received her first communion and was confirmed at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom. She attended school in Windom and graduated from Windom High School with the class of 1967. Judy then worked as a clerk at a local grocery store. On June 28, 1968, Judy was united in marriage to James Haar at the Catholic Church in Windom. The couple lived in Windom until 1974, when they moved to Lynd for 4 years before moving to Marshall in 1978. They were blessed with over 46 years of marriage and raised three children: Jill, Pamela, and Ryan. Judy worked as secretary for Delft D.A.C., at the Finger Hut, and Toro in Windom. In Marshall, she worked for the Swift Turkey Plant and served in several area group homes. She was also a housekeeper for Avera Marshall Hospital and retired in 2009. Judy was a member of the Lakota Legacy Quilters at the Lake Shetek Bible Camp. Her other enjoyments included camping at Shady Oak Campground, spending time at the lake, pontoon rides, and traveling – she made it to 48 states, visiting Hawaii just this year. She truly loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them. Judy Haar entered her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the age of 66 years, 2 months, and 17 days. Blessed be her memory. Judy is survived by her husband, James Haar of Marshall; children, Jill (and Mike) Deutz of Marshall, Ryan (and Rhonda) of Granite Falls; 9 grandchildren, Jesse (and Tami) Deutz of Marshall, Alyssa (and Bruce) McDowell of Sioux Falls, SD, Jenessa (and Zac) Blomme of Marshall, Devan (and Whitney) Deutz of Marshall, Andrea (and Jesse) Weniger of Sioux Falls, SD, Adam (and Emily) Illies of Wood Lake, Bret, Austin, and Riley Haar of Granite Falls; 5 great-grandchildren, Watson McDowell, Archer Deutz, Brantley Weniger, Jasmine Illies, Joseph Illies; mother-in-law, Alicia Morningstar of Westbrook; several brothers- and sisters-in-law; nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Judy is preceded in death by her parents, Lansing and Helen Swanson; daughter, Pamela Haar; granddaughter, Baby Girl Haar; sister, Jen Christensen; brothers-in-law, Richard Haar, Douglas Haar; and fathers-in-law, Robert Haar and Bernie Morningstar. The family invites attendees to Carlin Hall following the interment for a luncheon.
Judy Ann Haar, age 66, of Marshall, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at her home in Marshall. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 AM Monday, May 18, 2015, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall.... View Obituary & Service Information
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