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William Haresnape Obituary

Oct. 30, 1921 - June 23, 2009

A graveside service will be held for William "Bill" Haresnape, 87, of North Bend, at 2 p.m. Monday, June 29, at Ocean View Memory Gardens in Coos Bay. Scott Haresnape will officiate.

Bill was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Lebanon, Kan., the son of William James and Dorothy (Crocker) Haresnape. He died June 23, 2009, in North Bend.

He graduated from Lebanon High School and taught grade school for two years. He married Marvel Hayes Oct. 27, 1940. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He moved to the Bay Area from Red Cloud, Neb., in 1950. He was employed by the Menasha Corp. for 30 years and for 10 years at Weyco, where he was the personnel manager and human resources manager, retiring in 1991.

Bill is survived by his son, Larry; grandson, Scott Haresnape; granddaughter, Sherry McFarland; eight great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Frances Haresnape.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marvel; brothers, Buford and Arden; sister, Dorothy; grandson, Steve Haresnape; and daughter, Janice Lea Haresnape.

Arrangements are under the direction of North Bend Chapel, 756-0440.

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This obituary was originally published in The World.
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Published online on 6/27/2009 courtesy of The World.