Mary Lee Haas

Mary Lee Haas, 68, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at Homestead of Olathe. She was born Feb. 28, 1943, in New Boston, Texas the daughter of Leonard and Ouida (Roberts) Cranford. After the death of her father, Mary Lee was raised by her mother and step-father, Roland Whisler.

Mary Lee Haas

On June 15, 1963, she married Joseph Haas Jr. at Saint Joseph Church in Leavenworth. He preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1983.

Mary Lee is survived by her children, Rosalie (Charles) Ratledge of Zephyrhills, Fla., Rhonda (Jeff) Culbertson of Easton and John (Carla) Haas of Leavenworth; her grandchildren, Tyler (Kayla) Haas, Brittney Haas and Sami Jo Culbertson; her step-grandchildren, Jennifer Hays and Jeremy Culbertson; her great-grandchildren, Collin Joseph Haas and Landon Lewis Hayes; and her siblings, Peggy Oldham, Norma Jordan, Shirley Lantrip, Lenny Rae Barnes and Bernice Garnett.

Mary Lee worked at Armed Forces Insurance for several years and later worked for Easton Bus Service.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Deacon Tim McEvoy as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Kansas City Hospice.