Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Obit of Mary Alice (Serene) Haag

Mary Alice Haag, 97, of Cullom, passed away at 11 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 28, 2017) at Evenglow Inn in Pontiac. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cullom. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, also at the church. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery, Cullom. Memorials may be made to Evenglow Inn in Pontiac or St. John's Lutheran in Cullom. Mary Alice was born June 20, 1919, in Chatsworth, a daughter of Clinton and Minnie (Lighty) Serene. She married Marlin Edward Haag on Feb. 19, 1937, in Cullom. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1989. Surviving are sons, Dewaine "Dewey" (Marie) Haag, of Emington, and David (Marsha) Haag, of Kempton; sister-in-law, Jackie Serene, of Clifton; six grandchildren; and 13 greatgrandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; and brother, Gerald Serene. Mary Alice was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Cullom, WELCA and served as their president for a time. She also served as a leader of the Happy Helper 4-H Club, was a member of the Home Bureau and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, and was an avid Cubs and Bulls fan. She always made time to follow all her grandchildren in their activities. She enjoyed dancing with her friends and her trips to Naples, Fla. Please sign her online guestbook at

Mary Alice Haag

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