Van Scott Hass aka 'Uncle Bam' and 'Vanny Wannikins' passed away on June 6, 2021 at the age of 60.
Van was born in Madrid, Spain to a military family. He graduated from William J. Palmer High School in 1979 where his passion for history started. In earlier years, he won awards for building tank and plane models and creating dioramas. He also collected WWII and military memoriabilia as a tribute to his dad.
Van was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle and had a great sense of humor that brought joy to many.
He enjoyed building computers, reading, music, science fiction and the Denver Broncos.
He lived in Colorado for 26 years and loved all things involving nature, including his pets, living in the mountains, camping, and was an avid fisherman.
Van is survived by his wife, Mary, of 32 years and daughter Mackenzie, brothers Stan, Kenny and Dana Hass.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dott Boutwell Hass and Reginald Stanley Hass Jr., his son, Zachary Hass and sister-in-law, Beth Ann Stamper Hass.
A service and memorial service will be held soon.