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Michael G. Haase, 60

Apr 30, 2021

Blue Earth – Michael Gene Haase, age 60, of Blue Earth, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at his home in Blue Earth. A Celebration of Mike’s life was held Friday, April 30, 2021 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth, Father Andrew Beerman officiated. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Blue Earth.

Michael Gene was born Jan. 13, 1961, in Winnebago, the youngest son of Howard and Phyllis (Wood) Haase. He married the love of his life, Julie Ascheman in Easton, on Aug. 23, 1980. Together they were blessed with two daughters who he was deeply proud of. Mike shared his passion of sports with his girls, spending some of his best days at the ballfield as a family. He was also a life-long Twins and Vikings fan. Win or lose, they were still his favorite teams. Above all, he cherished his family and grandchildren. Many people loved him for his kind, caring heart and sense of humor. He was always looking to make others laugh.

Mike’s life journey was not always easy. His family has hope that he has now found the gift of freedom and peace.

Michael is survived by his wife, Julie, of Blue Earth; two daughters: Erin (Keith) Jones, of Hudson, Wisconsin, and Allison (Dennis) Paul, of Mankato; six grandchildren: Evan, Dylan and Avery Jones; Evelyn, Olivia and Eli Paul; two brothers: Jim Haase (Dalene Hanson), of Blue Earth, and Rick (Karen) Haase, of Easton; two sisters: Cathi Douglas, of Delavan, and Cindy (Kent) O’Grady, of Baxter; brothers and sisters-in-law: Doug (Lynn) Ascheman, of Easton, Steve (Derek Leighton) Ascheman, of Austin, Texas, LuAnn Ascheman-Adams (Glenn Hagfors), of North Mankato, Sheila (Ron) Osmundson, of Delavan, Denise (Tom) Whitehead, of Brainerd, Jim (Patti) Ascheman, of Minnetonka; many nieces and nephews and their families.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents; and brother-in-law, Roy Douglas.

In lieu of flowers, to honor Mike’s life, please fulfill an act of kindness for a person or cause close to your heart.