Jerry Warner Haag, 86, Wabash, died at 11:40 p.m., Monday, Aug. 4, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. He was born May 16, 1928 in Roann, to Edward and Faye (Warner) Haag.
Jerry graduated from Roann High School. He married Carol Joan "Jody" Cole in Lagro, on Feb. 21, 1948; she died April 10, 2005. He was a Sergeant, Captain, and Chief for the Wabash City Police Department, retiring after 26 years, and also worked for the Indiana Department of Transportation for 15 years. Jerry was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, and the Eagles Lodge all of Wabash.
He is survived by his son, Randy Lee (Susan) Haag, Milton, Fla.; three grandchildren, Jason Haag and Jennifer Haag, both of Pensacola, Fla., and Justin (Kerry) Friermood, LaFontaine; five great-grandchildren, Tyce and Isabelle Angel Friermood, both of LaFontaine, Molly and Rocky O'Connor and Susie Haag, all of Pensacola; and his fiancée, Pat Mouser, Wabash. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Cynthia Friermood, brother, Robert Haag, and sister, Betty Bechtol.
As per Jerry's request, private services will be held. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.
The memorial guest book for Jerry may be signed at www.grandstaff-Hentgen.com.