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  • Obituary: Bobby L. Haun, age 83

  • Bobby L. Haun, age 83 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Tuesday, May 20,
    2014 at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE.
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  • Bobby L. Haun, age 83 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Tuesday, May 20,
    2014 at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE.
    Bob was born on October 4, 1930 in Hamburg, IA; the son of Samuel
    Cairwell and Olive Agnes (Baker) Haun.  He attended school in Hamburg
    and graduated from the Hamburg High School in 1948.  He worked on the
    family farm until 1951.  He then joined the United States Army.  He
    served with the 508th Airborne Regiment Combat Team  until his
    honorable discharge in Jan. of 1954.   Bob was united in marriage to
    Betty Stanton on October 6, 1962 in Tarkio, MO.
    After his military service he worked on the farm and did construction
    from 1954 through 1955.  In February of 1955 he began working for Ross
    Simerly at the Western Auto Store.  He worked there until July of
    1984.  After that he worked as a heavy equipment operator for the
    Fremont County Road Department.
    Bob joined the Hamburg Fire Dept. in 1962 and was always very active
    with them.  He was a charter member of the Hamburg Rescue Squad,
    established in 1971 and served as Captain for 12 years.  He could
    always be counted on for help with projects in the Hamburg community.
    He is survived by two granddaughters:  Shaunna Stanton of Bryan, TX
    and Toni Ellison and husband Jody of Rock Port, MO; three great
    grandchildren:  Elyssa Burke and husband Kavin of Duncan, OK; Drew
    Ellison of Rock Port, MO and Taylor Stanton of Hamburg, IA; sister:
    Helen Cook and husband Mearl of Clay Center, KS; sister-in-law:
    Shirley Haun of Keller, TX; special friend Delores Richie of St.
    Joseph, MO; other family and many friends.
    Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; wife Betty Haun on Sept.
    4, 2004; daughter Kathy Sitz on Jan. 10, 2005; brothers:  Billy E.
    Haun and Samuel “Red” Haun.
    Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014 at
    the United Trinity Church in Hamburg, IA with Pastor Dan Voigt
    officiating.  Burial will follow the services at High Creek Cemetery
    in Watson.
    Open visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday
    (5/22) at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA.
    Memorials may be given to the Hamburg City Park War Memorial, Hamburg
    Fire or Hamburg Rescue.
    Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
    Page 2 of 2 - Rash-Gude Funeral Home, Hamburg, IA in charge of the arrangements.

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