WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Hangas, Howard H. found peace on August 27, 2013 at the age of 82.
Preceded in death by his parents Matt and Saima Hangas, sister June and brother-in-law Stuart Nisenbaum.
Beloved husband of Marilyn (Krapf) for 53 years. Loving father of Paul Hangas and Jeanne (John) Fabina. Cherished grandfather of Melissa, Amanda and Sarah Fabina. Dear brother of Elsie (Vernon) Haglund, Melvin (Elizabeth) Hangas, Shirley (Martin) Dasher, Helen (Jim) Doman and Judy Dow. Long time and dear friend of Terry Knapp. Further survived by other family, nieces, nephews and friends. Howard was an Army Veteran as a Staff Sargent in the Korean war. He worked for the Milwaukee Railroad, Soo Line and Canadian Pacific as a telegrapher from March 1949 to June 4, 1993.
Special thanks to the staff at Heritage Memory Care, Synergy Home Care and AseraCare Hospice for the kind and loving care they gave to Howard.
Visitation will be held at Schaff Funeral Home on Friday from 4:30 pm to 8 pm, vigil at 7pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday at 10 am at St. Matthias Church, 93rd and West Beloit Road (please meet at church). Interment Highland Memorial Park.
Arrangements were made by the Schaff Funeral Home, 5920 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, WI 53219