Fred E. Haynes
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Fred E. Haynes passed away quietly in his home. He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Elta; two daughters, Sherry (Gary) Putz and Emily Ward; two sons, Dale (Melody) Haynes, Dwight (Shirley) Haynes; one foster daughter, Haellen Holiday (Sheila Saunders); 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren; a sister, Evelyn (Norm) Strode and numerous nieces and nephews.
Fred was born April 8, 1925 in Clearlake, Washington to Loran and Malinda Haynes. He was a member of the Federal Way Senior Center and the American Legion. During WWII he served for four years in the Merchant Marines on five ships carrying supplies, ammunition and troops to the Pacific War Zone and the Mediterranean Middle East War Zone. His ship and convoy were under air attack and Submarine attack several times.
After the war Fred worked for 19 years at Howard Manufacturing Company, in production and as their Truck Driver. Next he drove auto freight trucking for Pozzi Brothers Transportation in Kent until his retirement. He loved camping with his family, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Fred will be interred at Tahoma National Cemetery, and be honored at a Celebration of life at Westhill Church in Auburn on November 17, 2011 at 1 o’clock. Remembrances can be made to the Federal Way Senior Center or World Vision.