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William C. Haug

Seneca, Kansas

05/02/1897 - 02/02/1990

William C. Haug, 92, of Seneca, died Friday, February 2, 1990 at Country View Estates Nursing Home, where he had been a resident since January 24, 1990. He had been ill and transferred to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital.

He was born on a farm north of St. Benedict on May 2, 1897, one of 15 children of August and Catherine Selbach Haug. He grew up there and attended the Haug rural school north of St. Benedict. Bill helped on the family farm.

On April 13, 1921, he married Mary P. Haverkamp at St. Bede’s church in Kelly. They lived and farmed three miles north of Seneca in the St. Benedict community, where Bill was a farmer and a stockman. In 1970 they moved into Seneca. His wife Mary died March 25, 1971.

On September 20, 1972, he married Anna Osterhaus Huninghake at St. Ann’s Church in Hiawatha. She survives.

He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul church and the St. Joseph’s Society at the church. For many years he was  a trustee of Richmond Township Board and served two different terms on the district 74 school board. He enjoyed gardening, was a devoted family man, and helpful neighbor.

Survivors are his wife Anna, three sons three sons, Lambert, Abilene, Ernest Haug, of Seneca, and William Haug Jr. of Topeka. Three daughters; Mrs. Florence Hulsing, Baileyville, Mrs. Bernice Nordhus, of Seneca and Mrs. Patricia Stallbaumer, of Seneca, two step sons, Raymond Huninghake of Seneca and Leonard Huninghake of Baileyville; a brother Fred Haug of Baileyville; 48 grandchildren and 88 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren and one step great-great- grandchildren. Besides his wife Mary he was preceded in death by nine brothers, John, Edward, Anthony, Charles, August, Joseph, Barney, Monroe, John; four sisters, Rose McCaffrey, Ida McQuaid, Anna Grothjan, Katherine Haug; a grandson Joseph Haug.

The rosaries were prayed at the Lauer Funeral Home ant 2 and 7 P.M. February 4, 1990. The Mass OF Christian Burial was on February 5, 1990 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Seneca and burial in the church cemetery.

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