Claribel Louise "Caddie" Haaf, age 96, of Lancaster, died Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Inn at Fairfield Village. Born August 17, 1917 in Washington Court House to the late Harry Addison & Elizabeth (Baughn) Engle.
She was a graduate of Washington High School, and completed commercial and business courses at the former Ohio Western Business University in Springfield, Ohio and Fayette Business College in Washington Court House. She was the District Representative and Secretary for former 10th District (now 7th District) Congressman Walter H. Moellar, Assistant Project Director, IRD Department of Development Ohio University in Athens, retired from Ohio Commission on Aging as Field Representative and Program Consultant, Charter member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, former member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cincinnati. She was a member of Elizabeth Sherman Reese Chapter DAR, Fairfield Democratic Women's Club, Pickerington Senior Citizens, Olivedale, life member of President's Club, Ohio State University, Buckeye Club; Buckeye Boosters, and LWML of Redeemer Church.
Preceded in death by her husbands, Alfred Ray Reynolds, Raymond Carl Riegel, and Edward C. Haaf; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Mildred & Walter Parrett; and niece Janet Parrett Scheidler. Survived by her children, whom she loved dearly and cherished the time spent with them, daughters, Joyce Elaine Russell, Trudine (Greg) Springer, sons, Jack (Karen) Reynolds, Steven Reynolds; grandchildren, James E. Russell, Jr., Eric (Cheri) Russell, Liz Borgan, Terri & Jared Russell, Mark (Dawn) Reynolds, Tricia (Chuck) Watkins, Justin Gombos, Marla Trudine; nephew, Dr. David Scheidler; niece, Eleanor Childress; step-children, Dorothea Seitz, Ed (Carolyn) Haaf, Jr., Greg Riegel, David (Adele) Riegel; many great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She valued the friendship and love of special friends in Lancaster, Canal Winchester, Pickerington, Sunbury and Columbus.
Friends may visit 2-4 & 6-8 pm Sunday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Rd N (St. Rt. 256), Pickerington. Funeral service will be held 11 am Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1400 Concordia Dr., Lancaster, with the Rev. Dr. John C. Davidson, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Violet Cemetery in Pickerington. Friends who wish may contribute to the Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund, their local Humane Society, or the
in Caddie's memory. Online condolences at spencefuneralhome.com