Thomas “Tom” Raymond Haapala


Thomas “Tom” Raymond Haapala, 70, died on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at his home in Brown County.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Lee (Meadows) Haapala; children, Holly Ann McCash of Brown County, Dawn (Lee Hawley) Sholders of Bedford, Thomas Charles (Katie) Haapala of Plainfield; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Judith L. (Bill) Freeman, Rosemary A. Adams, Joyce A. Denton and Harry L. Ott, all of Indianapolis, Paul E. (Jill) Ott of Rhode Island, and half-brother, Robert “Bob” Haapala of Michigan.

The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with military rites presented by the Brown County Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Tom to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.