Stanley Andrew Haynes

Friday, October 5, 2007

Stanley Andrew Haynes of Grayslake, Ill. passed away Aug. 31, 2007, at home. He was born on Sept. 4, 1928, in Walker, Mo., the first-born child of Irl Potter and Margaret L. (Weddle) Haynes.

Stan enlisted in the United States Navy in 1948. His naval career included sea duty in connection with the Korean Conflict, two tours off Vietnam during the Vietnam War and two round-the-world cruises. Chief Personnelman (PNC) Haynes retired in 1971, after most recently serving as Supervisor of the Military Personnel Office of the Ninth Naval District at Great Lakes. Numerous awards and commendations were granted to him during his career. In 1989 he retired from Allstate Insurance in Skokie after 17 years of service.

He enjoyed serving as an Assistant Scoutmaster of Wildwood, Ill., Boy Scout Troop No. 71. He enjoyed music and sang with the Zion Concert Band and the United Protestant Church Choir. A devoted family man, he also enjoyed woodworking, camping and spending time with family, especially at their cottage near Mecosta, Mich.

Stan is survived by his wife Betty L. (Bay) Haynes, whom he wed Nov. 26, 1961, at the Chapel-by-the-Lake, Great Lakes, Ill.; by his son Mark (Jane) Haynes and granddaughters Elisabeth and Kathryn of Waukegan, Ill.; by his daughter Beth Haynes of East Peoria, Ill.; by his brother Paul (Janet) Haynes of Ann Arbor, Mich.; by sister-in-law Janice Haynes of Jackson, Mich.; and by six nieces and one nephew, plus a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Lucille (Haynes) Hazekamp, and brothers Alvin Lander Haynes and Alan Ray Haynes.

Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., on Sept. 22, at the Eagle Church of God, Clare, Mich.

Memorial donations may be made in Stan's memory to the American Cancer Society or another charity of choice.