Aziz Haffar Obituary

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Aziz Najib Haffar

September 2, 1928 - February 22, 2014
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Aziz Najib Haffar West Des Moines Aziz Najib Haffar, 85, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his home in West Des Moines. A Private funeral service will be held at the Islamic Center Mosque in Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Aziz was born September 2, 1928 in Tripoli, Lebanon. He married Jamila Madjoub on August 9, 1956 in Ghana West Africa. Aziz was the owner of Haffar Timber Industries in Kumasi, Ghana West Africa. He moved to the United States in 1995 and worked for Dahl's in West Des Moines for 15 years. Aziz loved to play and follow soccer. Aziz is survived by his wife, Jamila Haffar of West Des...
Aziz Najib Haffar
West Des Moines

Aziz Najib Haffar, 85, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his home in West Des Moines. A Private funeral service will be held at the Islamic Center Mosque in Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.

Aziz was born September 2, 1928 in Tripoli, Lebanon. He married Jamila Madjoub on August 9, 1956 in Ghana West Africa. Aziz was the owner of Haffar Timber Industries in Kumasi, Ghana West Africa. He moved to the United States in 1995 and worked for Dahl's in West Des Moines for 15 years. Aziz loved to play and follow soccer.

Aziz is survived by his wife, Jamila Haffar of West Des Moines; two daughters, Randa (Dr. Christian) Warsch of Hamburg, Germany and Janan (Ghassan) Hage of Accra, Ghana; son, Aziz (Annette) Haffar of West Des Moines and seven grandchildren, Stephanie Jahns, Annett-Maxine Jahns, Nadine-Pascale Jahns, Layaal Hage, Yassmina Hage, Andreas Haffar and Alden Haffar. He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, Volker Jahns.

Aziz was honest and had great character. He knew what he stood for and used his principles to guide his life. Aziz was respected and loved by everyone of all ages. He was kind, compassionate, hardworking, humble, proud, generous and was a peacemaker.

In lieu of flowers, Aziz has requested donations to be made to a family fund in his name.

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