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Virginia Louise Haar

May 5, 1930 — March 11, 2024

Jefferson City, Missouri

Virginia Louise Haar, 93, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024, Oak Tree Villa.

She was born May 5, 1930, in Salem, Missouri, the daughter of Clyde and Mildred (Hayes) Asher.

Virginia grew up in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The family moved to Jefferson City in 1947.  She was a graduate of Jefferson City High School and attended Jefferson City Junior College. 

She was united in marriage to Robert Edward Haar, Sr. on August 29, 1949, at St. Peter Catholic Church.  He preceded her in death on September 15, 2004. 

The family moved to Webb City, Missouri where she was a homemaker for nineteen years.  In 1969, the family returned to Jefferson City where she retired from Scholastics Inc. in customer service and as a supervisor after 24 years. 

Virginia was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph where she enjoyed praying the Rosary each morning with her friends before Mass, and helped with funeral luncheons.  She enjoyed walking outdoors and always offering love and support for those in need.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Marie Haar, Jefferson City; a son, Robert Haar, Jr. (Lynn) Joplin, MO and their children: Scott (Kirstin) Haar, Holly (Steve) Jones, son-in-law, Sean Briley; four great-grandchildren, Emma Briley, Allyson Briley, Spencer Jones, Zachary Jones; several nieces and nephews and other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a granddaughter, Heather Haar-Briley; three brothers Harold Asher, Robert Asher, Bill Asher; and two nephews, Tim Asher and Stever Asher.

The family wishes to thank nieces Debbie Mullally, Renee Gargus, and Amy Wilson for the special care and support they have provided to Virginia.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2024, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with the Rev. Stephen Jones officiating.   A reception gathering will be held immediately following Mass in Cana Hall.

Burial will be in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com

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