Charles Leroy Haus, age 59, of Marengo, passed away, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Rev. Eddie Thomas officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.
Charles is survived by his wife Kathy; two children James (Candace) Duncan, of Marengo and Angel (Charles) Alford, of Marengo; thirteen grandchildren James (Patience), Christina (Luis), Emily, Izaiah, Diana, Kayla, Lillie, Charlie Jr. (Skye), Zoe, Myia, Shantelle, Amber (Porky) and Neal; eight great-grandchildren Dakota, Victoria, Izadora, James L. Jr., Kathy, Jecy, Rosie and Braxton Charles; three siblings Vickie Eashm, Joyce Haus and Connie Haus. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Bonnie Sapone and Jackie Zurfluh and a brother Carl.
Charles Haus was born December 15, 1957, in Des Moines, the son of Carl Darrel and Pauline Linburg Haus. He received his education in the Des Moines schools. He was united in marriage to Kathy Duncan on December 13, 1980, in Des Moines. Charles worked at Waste Management, S & J Sanitation and Tyler’s Refuge, and also mowed lawns and did snow removal as a side job. He loved to go fishing, work on cars and especially loved having all the family around.