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Robert E. Haynes, 75, a resident of Churubusco, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born June 26, 1935 in Garrett, a son of Morris and Cleatus (Thompson) Haynes, and as a young man served with the U. S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Jean and daughter, Kimberly Pape.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Kevin Wendt, pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, officiating. The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, or one hour prior to the service Wednesday morning. Interment with military graveside rites will be in the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Humane Society of Whitley County, P. O. Box 245, Columbia City, IN 46725. To leave an online condolence for the family in Mr. Haynesâ€™ memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.