Thomas F. ‘Tom’ Haas

Thomas F. "Tom" Haas of Waukesha passed over to meet his savior on Saturday, June 10, 2017. On October 28, 1944, he married the love of his life, Lenora Dorothy Mausolf. Tom and Lenora had 72 years together.

He is survived by Lenora, and was the cherished and devoted father of Michael Haas of Tennessee, Virginia Haas Norden of Milwaukee, Susan Haas Recht of Tennessee, Patrick J. Haas of Pewaukee, Thomas R. Haas of Pewaukee, Angela Haas Hansen of Dousman, Margaret Haas Linehan of Florida; and his sister, Virginia Haas Bonness of Florida. He has been blessed with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Tom was a lifelong Catholic and member of St. Joseph’s parish in Waukesha where he served as an usher in his younger days. He retired from Allen Bradley after 42 years of service. In addition, he taught judo and self-defense classes as well as tool and die design at Acme Institute of Technology. Tom was also a World War II Navy veteran. Most important in Tom’s life was his family and church. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother. He set an example of honesty, principle, tenacity and integrity. He was a dedicated and faithful supporter of his church.

A visitation for Tom will be held today, Tuesday, June 13, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188, from 4 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 6 p.m.

Memorial donations can be made in Tom’s name to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 826 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.