Michael James Haag

Posted at 12:07 AM on Mar 8, 2019


Mr. Michael James Haag, 70, of Statesville, N.C., passed away, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. Haag was born April 19, 1948, in Toledo, Ohio, and was the son of the late Gus Haag and Beatrice Haag Grzeszczak. He was a graduate 1966 graduate of Maumee High School and attended Toledo Bible College for two years. He worked for TSCO Company and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. On September 12, 1970, he married Sherry Elliott Haag and they were members of Temple Baptist Church.

Michael was very active in the church, where he taught Sunday School, Children’s Church, Street Ministry and Bearing Precious Seed. He loved chess and played with people around the world.

In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by four children, Edward Haag (Jennifer) of Charlotte, Adam Haag (Laura) of Cary, N.C., Stephanie Harris of Statesville and Sarah Haag of Statesville; four grandchildren, Nicholas Haag, Christopher Haag, Tiffany Smith and Ridley Haag; and one sister, Patricia Haag of Toledo, Ohio. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Alyssa Harris.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Mitchell officiating. The family will visit with friends on Saturday from 12:15-1:45 p.m. Burial will follow in the Troutman Historical Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Temple Baptist Church and online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family of Michael Haag.

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