Philip Gerald "Jerry" Haag, Captain USNR Destroyer Sailor, beloved brother, uncle and friend. Resident of Mountain View, CA. Born April 12, 1941, in Hannibal, Missouri and entered into eternal rest on April 11, 2016, in Mt. View, CA. Jerry, the loving son of Philip C. Haag and Frieda (Menzel) Haag, grew up in Hannibal, Missouri and helped in the well-loved family business, the Mary Ann Sweet Shop. He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago earning a BS degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering in the class of 1963. Jerry attended Officer Candidate School and served 3 years active duty in the US Navy including service in Viet Nam and the following years in the US Naval Reserve, retiring in 1989, attaining the rank of Captain. Jerry started his career in Chicago with Kemper Insurance and was transferred to San Jose, CA in 1973. He later worked as a fire protection engineer for the City of San Jose. From there he worked in the same field for several Santa Clara County pharmaceutical companies including Syntex and Alza, and as a Partner in SafeBridge Consultants. In retirement, Jerry found a second calling benefiting his community by working with the Amateur Radio Emergency Service in Mountain View. Jerry was the Emergency Coordinator for the group. He also worked as part of a volunteer support team for front line fire fighters with Fire Associates of Santa Clara Valley. He was a past President of that organization. He was an active and supporting member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Los Altos, and donated much of his time as a volunteer on many management committees. He was especially instrumental in the construction phase of a new sanctuary. Jerry is survived by his dear brother, Alan L. Haag, (Janell) of Los Gatos, niece, Mariel Ligouri, (Joseph) and great niece Ruby Mae Ligouri of Seattle and nephew, Brent Haag, (Zakia) of San Jose and former wife Annette B. Haag, Simi Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service and reception will be held in his honor on Sunday April 17, 2016, at 3:00 in the afternoon at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1715 Grant Road, Los Altos, CA 94024. Memorial Donations in Jerry's memory may be given to any of the following organizations: • Mission Endowment Fund of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Los Altos, CA • Lutheran Social Services of Northern California, San Francisco, CA • Family Supportive Housing, San Jose, CA