Lucille Warren (Haynes) Hazekamp, age 73, of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., passed away on Dec. 1, 2004, in the loving presence of her daughters, Jana and Audrey, and her brother, Paul, and sister in law, Janet. She was also present in the hearts and prayers of many, many others.
Lucille was born on Friday the 13th, March 1931 in Brandsville, Mo., the only daughter of Irl Potter and Margaret Lucille (Weddle) Haynes. On July 30, 1961, she was married to Donald W. Hazekamp at the first United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., a marriage that lasted 41 years until his death in October of 2002. Lucille received her undergraduate degree at the Conservatory of Music in Kansas City and her Masters Degree at Indiana University. She is a past faculty member of vocal music at Central Michigan University, and a longtime inspirer of piano and vocal music students of all ages. Lucille, herself was an extraordinarily creative musician and singer.
Lucille was a loving mother and family member, a passionate supporter of CMU athletics, world traveler, avid accompanist of local musicians and singers, and an active friend and member of PEO, a women's service organization.
Lucille is survived by her daughters, Jana Hazekamp, of Holland, and Audrey Hazekamp of Dexter, Mich.; two brothers, Stanley (Betty) Haynes of Grayslake, Ill., and Paul (Janet) Haynes of Ann Arbor, Mich.; close in-laws; many nieces and nephews; and countless friends both local and around the globe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, and brothers, Alvin Lander and Alan Ray Haynes.
A celebration of music and Lucille's life will be held on Monday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant with the Rev. John Boley officiating.
Memorial contributions were suggested to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Hospice of Central Michigan, or the First United Methodist Church Organ Fund.