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Karen Louise (Brown) Haas

November 30, 1952 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 69)


Karen Louise Haas, age 69, of Southport, NC passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021 in the Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center, Bolivia, NC. Born in Columbiana County, Ohio on the thirtieth of November 1952, Karen was a daughter of the late Harry A. and Cora Irene McCosh Brown. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Bruce Wayne Haas in 2004 and numerous siblings.

Karen was an accomplished angler and operated the Lady Fish Guide Service. She won the USAA Inshore Lady Angler of the year in 2000 and was a member of the Oak Island Fishing Club. She dearly loved her family, going out with her friends and fishing.

Surviving are her children, John Scherr of Southport, Yvonne “Buffy” Ganey and husband John of Leland, NC; siblings, Arthur Dale Brown, Alice Brunner; two grandchildren, Marissa Lennon and Taylor Lennon; two great-grandchildren, Caspian Lennon and Finnegan Duguay and a special longtime friend, Eddie Dunlap of Boiling Spring Lakes.

A gathering of family and friends will be announced at a later date.

The family requests with gratitude that donations be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Processing Center, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394 or to the Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.

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Gathering of Family and Friends will be announced at a later date


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Brunswick House
955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia NC 28422

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Attn: Processing Center, PO Box 947765, Atlanta GA 30394

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