Elizabeth "Libby" HAYNES

Passed away in Santa Rosa, November 16, 2012 after a long illness, with her family at her side. Dearly beloved wife of William "Ed" Haynes, dear mother of Carola Young (Art) of Santa Rosa and Randall Haynes (Wendy) of Santa Rosa. Loving grandmother of Jeremy Young (Caroline) of Rohnert Park, Kyle Haynes of Petaluma, and Meghan Haynes of Santa Rosa. Also survived by her sister, Catherine "Katy" Bell Pomeroy of Ridgecrest, CA. A native of Topeka, Kansas, age 85 years. A 44 year resident of Santa Rosa, she was a graduate of Highland Park High School in Topeka and the Cadet Nursing Program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO. She met her husband at a church picnic in 1948 and they were happily married since 1949. She was an accomplished pianist and published her family genealogy. A volunteer at the Sonoma County Library for many years, she accumulated more than 5000 hours of service. She and Ed enjoyed RV'ing and took many extended trips throughout the United States and Canada. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Santa Rosa Memorial Park. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to all those who helped care for Libby during her illness. Donations preferred to . Santa Rosa Mortuary Eggen & Lance Chapel, 545-3747

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2012