July 21, 1937 - February 8, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 79
Gerold W. Haas, age 79, passed away February 8, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born July 21, 1937, in Reading, Ohio to William and Elizabeth Haas.
He served over 21 years in the US Air Force, retiring at the rank of Major. Gerold graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati where he earned Master of Business Administration. Gerold furthered his education at University of Detroit where he earned a Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Correctional Science and a PhD. He was a law professor at Mary Grove College for over 20 years. Gerold was also a member of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi and Knights of Columbus.
Gerold was an all-around handyman who enjoyed home remodeling and electrical work. He loved reading, traveling to Hawaii and pursuing knowledge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elizabeth Haas; and his godson, Martin Anderson. He is survived by his wife of 24 ½ years, Margaret L. Haas; son, Reginald Ross; sisters, Maryann Zindel and husband Chuck, Irene Wells and husband Jim, Joan Kramer and husband Dave, Kathy Houston and husband Dan; brothers, Bill Haas and wife Jan, and Ray Haas and wife Carol.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE WITH MILITARY HONORS
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
1520 HARRY WURZBACH
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Disease Research.