Stanley Richard Haynie, 82, died on April 17, 2008, in Baker City.
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At his request, his daughters will be holding a wake for family and friends at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Lincoln Park, Shelter No. 4, in West Seattle.
Stan was born on Oct. 11, 1925, at Seattle, Wash., to Richard and Alda Haynie. He graduated from West Seattle High and the University of Washington at Seattle. Stan entered the U.S. Navy in 1943, serving throughout World War II in underwater sonar/demolition. He continued to serve his country as a major in the Army Reserves.
In the early years, he worked in real estate and insurance in the West Seattle area and continued to work in the insurance and financial fields until he retired and moved to Halfway in 1992.
Stan will be remembered as a great storyteller with an infectious laugh and sparkling blue eyes, family members said. He loved family and was a loyal friend.
Survivors include his daughters, Rochelle Wyatt, Sheree Smith, Barb Dolliver and Sue Craig; grandchildren, Aaron and Teija Denke, Jenny and Nik Smith and Lucas and Matthew Dolliver; nephew, Doug Peterson; and niece, Janice Witzel.
Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. The family asks that no flowers be given.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 25, 2008
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor