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1957 MAX 2014

MAX CHRISTIAN DEHAAS

February 4, 1957 — January 11, 2014

Max Christian DeHaas, 56, Logan Township, Altoona, died Saturday evening at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late John R. and Dorothy L. (Bohner) DeHaas. He married Sheryl Ann Williams on June 30, 1998, in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, DeAnna DeHaas; two stepdaughters: Valerie (Colyer) Luther and husband, James, and Kristen Colyer and partner, Travis Weyant; a stepson, Donald E. Colyer Jr. and partner, Jennifer Lego; six step-grandchildren; three sisters: Katherine (Roger) Sell, Barbara L. (John) Fischer and Janet L. (Pete) Bucci; two brothers: Mark B. (Linda) and Michael R. (Ruth); and his mother-in-law, Rosalie Williams.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mathew P.; and a sister, Lois E. Black.

Max was employed as an inspector/packer at PPG-Tipton. He enjoyed weightlifting, swimming, traveling, fishing, cooking and spending time with his family. He also loved his dog, Gidget. Max was a 1975 graduate of Altoona High School.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, followed by a funeral service at 8 p.m. by Barbara Rossi, chaplain from UPMC Altoona.

 

 

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc.

1204 17th Street , Altoona, PA 16601

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc.

1204 17th Street , Altoona, PA 16601

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