Craig Haag

Craig A. Haag, 57, formerly of Cameron, died Saturday, July 18, 2020, of a heart attack at his home in Weyerhaeuser. Private family services will be held at a later date with Pastor Ron Mathews of First Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith.

Craig A. Haag, 57, formerly of Cameron, died Saturday, July 18, 2020, of a heart attack at his home in Weyerhaeuser,.

Craig was born on Nov. 6, 1962, in Ladysmith, to Harold “Red” and Jackie Haag. He lived in Iola for nine years before moving to Nekoosa for three years. After that, he lived in Cameron for 20 years before moving to Weyerhaeuser in 2020. Craig married Brenda Pulver on Aug. 13, 1988, in Ladysmith.

He worked at Meyers Electric in Rice Lake, as an electrician. 

Craig also loved to hunt, fish and camp outdoors at the hunting cabin. He was very proud of his children; Erin, who is a senior at UW-Madison, and Jordan, who is serving in the U.S. Army. He loved Wisconsin Badger Athletics, the Milwaukee Brewers and teasing his wife about the Green Bay Packers.

Craig was a member of First Lutheran Church in Barron.

Craig is survived by his wife, Brenda; son, Jordan Haag, a U.S. Army Combat Medic stationed in Ft. Bliss, Texas; daughter, Erin Haag, UW-Madison student; his brother, Brian Haag (Brenda Grandahl) of Hudson and his sister, Gina Haag of Eau Claire. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Laura (Stephen) Looney of Arlington, Va., and Sandy Kontos (Mike Garmon) of Waupaca. He is further survived by three nieces, Kait Haag, Brianna Haag and Jennifer Shanak (Josue Velazquez); three nephews, Christopher (Sunju) Petersen, Dallas Looney and Joe Shanak of Madison; six great-nieces/nephews, Autumn, Eli, David, Keondra, Adam and Jonathan; dear cousins, Randy (Connie) Monnier of Weyerhaeuser and Jeff (Wendi) Strop of Ladysmith; his father-in-law, Emmett Pulver and many other extended family members. 

Craig’s parents preceded him in death along with his mother-in-law, Elaine Pulver.

Private family services will be held at a later date with Pastor Ron Mathews of First Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith.

The Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.