PIERZ Severin B. Terhaar, age 87, of Pierz, Minn., died Nov. 22, 2004, at the Pierz Villa in Pierz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Nov. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Pierz with the Rev. Gerald Dalseth officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Home in Pierz, Minn. Christian Mothers will pray a rosary at 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon at the funeral chapel followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. and Knights of Columbus and Legion prayers at 8 p.m. Military rites will be conducted by Pierz American Legion Post No. 341.
Severin is survived by his wife, Mille; sons, Kenneth J. Terhaar, and wife, Mary Beth, of New Berlin, Wis., Allen A. Terhaar, and wife, Jean Rawson-Terhaar, of Rockville, Md.; daughters, Sharon J. Balcom, and husband, Jim, of Hudson, Wis., Ruth C. Weiss, and husband Charles "Charlie" of Nome, Alaska, and Cathy M. Knoll, and husband, Ron, of Brainerd, Minn.; daughter-in-law, Noma Terhaar, of Minneapolis; brothers, Jerome Terhaar, and wife, Lois, of South St. Paul, Herbert Terhaar, and wife, Beatrice, of Sauk Rapids, Roger Terhaar, and wife, Carol, of Comstock, Mich.; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Luke Terhaar in 1992; parents; brother, Leonard Terhaar; and sisters, Elizabeth "Ella" McGillan and Josephine Terhaar.
Arrangements are with the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz, Minn.
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