Colleen Haines

July 21st

Colleen Haines, 85, of Leesburg, IN passed away on July 21, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft Wayne.  She was born on March 19, 1930 in Huntington, IN to Gerald & Mildred (Beaver) Diffendorfer.  She was a 1947 graduate of Huntington HS.  She worked for Prudential insurance for 11 years in the Huntington office.  On June 10, 1956 she married Stacy Haines who preceded her in 2010.  She was a homemaker, an president of the Anthony-Wayne Elementary PTA in Ft Wayne.  She along with Stacy opened Stacy’s Restaurant in Leesburg in 1972 which is in its 43rd year of operation.  She was a longtime member of the North Webster United Methodist church, and former member of the Altersgate United Methodist church in Ft Wayne.  She was a member of the D.A.R.  She loved spending time with family and friends and meeting new friends at Stacy’s.  She is survived by her 2 sons – Todd (Joyce) Haines of Ft Wayne & Tyler Haines of Leesburg.  5 grandchildren – Reed Haines of Houston, TX, Kathleen Haines of Ft Wayne, Hunter Haines of Leesburg, Madison Haines of Leesburg, and Ashley Haines-Spangle of Silver Lake.  2 great-grandchildren. 1 sister – Carolyn Yoder of Huntington.  Visitation will be Monday, July 27, 2015 from 4-8 pm at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 11 am at the North Webster United Methodist church with calling 1 hour prior from 10-11.  Pastor Byron Kaiser of the church will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Mt Hope cemetery in Huntington.  Online condolences to:

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