Magdalene “Mac” Mangold Haass

With family by her side, Magdalene “Mac” Mangold Haass of Biry, 97, was granted her angel wings when God called her home on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
She left to join her husband, August Wesley Haass; sons, Rudolph “R.L.” Haass and Perry D. Haass; granddaughter, Shelly McCelvey; great-grandson, baby Peyton Friesenhahn; and sisters, Corine Blackmon, Rose Marie Hans and Cora Lee Groff.
Mac was born in Castroville, Mar. 22, 1919, to Eugene Mangold and Cora Holliman.
Nanny, as she was known to the generations left as her legacy, enjoyed family and church, watching her grandchildren play sports, and working in her yard.
Her legacy includes daughter, Barbara (Freddie) Friesenhahn of Biry; nine grandchildren: Jeff (Melinda), Shelly (Brett, now deceased), Debbie (Billy), Ronnie (Darla), Joey (Angie), Gina (Chris), Lisa (Erik), Brant and Courtney; 20 great-grandchildren. Misty, Chad, Lacey, Tyler, Shelby, Kyndall, BJ, Cassidy, Cody, Jody, Chesney, Logan, Jarrett, Ashley, Meagan, Mandy, Chance, Cassy, Ryan and Ross; and the 24 great-great-grandchildren she spoiled with lots of bubble gum: Jayce, Brady, Kolt, Aly, Luke, Paislee, Peyton, Jagger, Billy Gaige, Krue, Avery, Leighton, Hayes, Rhyder, Teegan, Brittan, Savannah, Shyler, Landry, Oakley, Greeley, Blake, Kolby and Kynlee.
She also leaves behind a daughter-in-law, Suzi Haass; and her sisters, Johnnie Mae Quinn and Grace Klump.
Rosary, followed by Memorial Mass, will be held Friday, Mar. 3, 10:00 am, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in LaCoste, with Fr. Paul Cleary officiating.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the local chapter of Make-a-Wish Foundation: Old Iron Trail Ride, c/o Douglas Haass, 6035 SH 173 North, Devine TX 78016.

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