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HAINES, Ernest 'Cowboy' William 1929 - 2015


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/29/2015 at 21:15:39

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, November 16, 2015
Page 6

Ernest 'Cowboy' William HAINES

Ernest "Cowboy" William HAINES, 86, of Fairfield, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield, with the Rev. Earl Swigart officiating. Burial, with military rites, will be at Lockridge Cemetery in Lockridge.

Visitation for family and friends will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to HCI Hospice, Lockridge Cemetery or the VFW. Cards and memorials can be mailed to: Bill Haines, 2118 227th St., Fairfield 52556. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.behnerfh.com.

Mr. HAINES was born May 17, 1929, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Archie William and Pansy Ernestine RUDD HAINES. He married Mabel Elna MOYERS Oct. 9, 1955, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Burlington. She died May 26, 2014.

Mr. HAINES served in the Army for three years during the post-World War II and Korean War (sic - Korean Conflict) and was stationed in Germany.

He worked 38 years on the Iowa Department of Transportation crew for Jefferson County, and he also farmed.

Mr. HAINES was a member of the VFW, Eagles Club and Moose Lodge of Mt. Pleasant. He enjoyed going to and participating in Old Threshers, tractors, horses and horse pulls, playing cards and dancing. He also enjoyed attending his children's and grandchildren's activities. He liked talking to people and was a friend to all.

Survivors include: five children, Elna HAINES of Bloomfield, William HAINES and wife Bettye of Fairfield, Janet SUTTER and husband Chuck of Mt. Pleasant, Leo HAINES of Fairfield, and Ron HAINES and wife Heidi of Fairfield; son-in-law Jerry HARVEY of West Point; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, May WATSON and Lola DOUGLAS of Lockridge.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by: his parents; one daughter, Karla HARVEY; one brother, Eddie HAINES; and one sister, Violetta HAINES.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Mabel E. MOYERS HAINES' obituary - click here

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