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Flora “Flo” M. Haines

March 31, 1914 — June 20, 2003

Flora “Flo” M. Haines, 89, a resident at 520 Coventry Ct., Plymouth for the past three years, having previously lived on N. Michigan Rd., died of natural causes at 6:15 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2003, in the Emergency Room of the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.

Flo was born in Michigan on March 3, 1914, the daughter of Dow Bliss and Rose Reame McGowan. She graduated from LaPaz High School.

On May 9, 1942, in Lakeville, Flo and Emerson O. Haines were married. Emerson died on October 15, 1998.

Flo retired from American Optical after many years of service.

She loved to fish local lakes as well as in Fla., and Mich. She enjoyed gardening, shuffle board and euchre and spending time in Fla., including 20 winters in Haines City.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose #1355 and the Eagles Auxiliary in Plymouth.

Flo is survived by a daughter and son-in-law: Rose E. and Charles F. Boomhower, Plymouth, and by two granddaughters and two grandsons. They are: Debbie L. and Damon Bush, Rita A. and Bill Jeffirs and Charles F. Boomhower, Jr., all of Plymouth and Calvin R. and Darlene Boomhower of Winamac, Ind.

Seven great-grandchildren also survive together with a sister, Gladys Pickerl, Bourbon and several nieces and nephews.

Flo was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, two brothers and one sister.

Visitation will take place on Monday, June 23, 2003, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. in the funeral home on Tuesday, June 24, 2003, the Rev. Charles Krieg, Pastor of the Salem United Methodist Church, Bremen will officiate. Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

Preferred are memorial gifts to the Marshall County Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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