EAGLE ROCK, MO—Frank D. Hase, age 84, of Eagle Rock, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Community Lutheran Church in Eagle Rock, with the Rev. Dawn S. Donato officiating.
The family will hold a memorial service in Schaller, Iowa, for family and friends at the Schaller United Methodist Church with burial to follow at the Schaller Iowa Cemetery, Schaller, Iowa, at a later date.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Lutheran Church in Eagle Rock and entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville, Missouri.
Frank was born in Schaller, Iowa on Feb. 26, 1935, to Grace (Bloyer) Hase and Paul James Hase. He attended the Schaller Public School and graduated in 1952. Frank worked at the Schaller Phone Company until he was 18 and then joined the Navy for four years, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was sent to Navy electronics school and after he left the Navy, he worked at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
He was united in marriage to Kay (Clark) Hase in July 1957. The fall of 1958 he started college at what became the University of Northern Iowa, UNI. He graduated in 1962 and started teaching math and physics in Menahga, Minnesota. He later graduated from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, with a master’s degree in mathematics.
Frank also taught in Estherville Iowa, Denison, Iowa, and at two vocational colleges; NITC in Sheldon Iowa and WIT in Sioux City, Iowa. He was very interested in computers in the early 1970s and built his own as well as several for people in Sheldon, Iowa. Frank’s other interests included gardening, fishing, photography and woodworking. He was also very active at Community Lutheran Church in Eagle Rock.
Frank is survived by his wife, Kay Hase, of Eagle Rock, Missouri; one daughter, Jean Hase of Severna Park, Maryland; two sons, Brion Hase and his wife Leta, of Sioux City, Iowa, and Paul Hase, of Ames Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Hase, in 2017; four brothers, Vernon, Robert, Kermit, and George; and three sisters, Frances, Mary and Adella.