Winnifred M. "Winnie" Haines
Delton - Winnifred M. "Winnie" Haines, age 82, of Delton, passed away on November 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Winnie was born on January 28, 1938 in Delton, the daughter of Kenneth and Meda (Lechleitner) Spaw. She was employed by KVP for three years before going to work at Kellogg's for 13 years. Winnie married the love of her life, Harold "Tom" Haines on July 12, 1955 in Indiana and he preceded her in death. Horses played a big role in Winnie's life. She loved being around them and especially enjoyed breaking, riding, and driving them, a love she has passed down to her family. She also had a talent for crafts and liked to weave rugs and runners and enjoyed going to craft shows. Winnie loved living on the farm. She appreciated the work it took as well as the peace and quiet. Her warm and outgoing personality will be dearly missed by her family. Winnie is survived by her sons: Kenneth (Fran) Haines, Brent (Michelle) Haines, and Rick (Heather) Haines; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; very special friend and companion, Jim Alden, brother in law: Chip (Kim) Haines; sisters in law: Pat Whipple and Cheryl Moore; several nieces and nephews; and her faithful dog, Ace. Winnie was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, David Spaw; and sister in law, Sandy Lopez. Winnie's family will receive friends on Thursday, November, 19, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Hickory Corners Bible Church where her memorial service will be conducted on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM, Pastor Jeff Worden officiating. A graveside service will be conducted following the memorial service at Cedar Creek Cemetery at 1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hickory Corners Bible Church, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, or the Barry County Humane Society will be appreciated.
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15, 2020.