Darrell D. Hass, age 61, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital, after a short illness and while surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 22, 1959 to Roger and Janean (Haehlke) Hass in Wausau, WI. Darrell attended Merrill High School and graduated with the class of 1977. He was employed at Semco in Merrill for 33 years, where he would work with glass and help out in the paint booth. Darrell was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and would make sure that he wouldn’t miss a game! He was interested in politics as well, and, enjoyed playing games such as Sheepshead and Mexican Train with Dominos. Darrell would also look forward to playing dart ball for the church league every year. He loved the family kitty and would spend his downtime working on word-find puzzles. Darrell was a member at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Corning. He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Darrell is survived by his parents: Roger and Janean Hass of Merrill, sisters: Laurie (Garth) Yeazel of Madison and Kim (Ryan) Schmid of Poynette, WI, uncle: Ronald Hass of South Carolina and cousins: Cheryl (Doug) Alderton of Merrill, Jerry (Jen) Hass of Madison, Nancy Hass of Merrill, Rick (Kerry) Hass of Merrill, Todd (Sandy) Hass of Wausau and Cammie Hass of Wausau. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, aunts: Karen Baumann, Barbara Hass, Carol Hass and Betty Grefe and uncles: Carlos and Clifford Hass.
A memorial service for Darrell will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Corning. Pastor Joel Danner will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 9:30am until the time of the service, also at the church.
For those unable to attend, a recording of the service will be available for viewing under his obituary on the funeral home website.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Darrell’s name may be directed to the Immanuel Lutheran Church floor fund or the Lincoln County Humane Society.
Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.
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