Donald Eugene Haines(1925-2013)

Donald Eugene Haines, 88, passed away peacefully July 2, 2013. He was born February 19, 1925 to Stanley and Effie Haines in Keyser, West Virginia. He was the fifth child in a family of seven boys and one girl. He was preceded in death by his siblings and his wife, Myrna. Don served in World War II in the infantry serving in Europe and Japan. He married Myrna Houlton Byg in 1957 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He moved to Lodi in 1960 and worked as an insurance broker. He was an avid golfer and loved telling jokes and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his adopted daughter, Cynthia Goodman, and three grandchildren, Robert Goodman (Lillian), Jaimee Wilson (David), and Matthew Goodman (Yuri), and 10 great grandchildren. He will be interred in the Veteran's cemetery in Santanella.

Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from July 10 to July 17, 2013