HANEY, Kenneth W. – of Chesaning, died Friday February 12, 2021. He was 90 years of age.
Ken was born November 17, 1930 to the late William and Grace (Miller) Haney. Mr. Haney was a resident of Chesaning his entire life and took great pride in serving his community. Ken and Wilma were married on May 16, 1953. He served in the US Army Corp from 1953-1956. He was a farmer along with working at Midland Brake in Owosso for 35 years. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Owosso Masonic Lodge #81, Owosso Fraternal Order of Eagle Aerie #851, New Lothrop VFW Post #6579, and the Corunna ZCBJ #142. Mr. Haney volunteered as stage manager for the Showboat for 50 years. In 1994, Ken and Wilma were chosen to be the Showboat Parade Grand Marshals. Ken traveled with the Chesaning High School Band in the summers from 1970-1977 and received the honor of Michigan Hall of Fame Band Program in 1971. He also worked for the Chesaning School District as groundskeeper for 10 years.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Wilma; children, Debra Jo (Glenn) Darling of Mason, Susan Lyn (John) Mocny of Chesaning, and Richard (Laurie) Haney of Vernon; grandchildren, Kara (Tim) Wendling, Aaron (Katie) Darling, Jason (Alex) Darling, Sarah (Justin) Schneider, Erica (Kevin) Ross, Timothy (Christine) Mocny, Jason (Jessica) Carlson Mocny, Sarah (Andrew) McKinstry, and Catherine (Anthony) Ervin; great grandchildren, Lyndsi Wendling, Alexia Wendling, Lily Wendling, Trenton Schneider, Graceyn Schneider, Josephine Darling, Evelyn Darling, Elliot Kirkpatrick, Wesley Darling, Alexandria Ross, Peter Mocny, Cassady Mocny, Mira Mocny, Haley Mocny, Charlee Carlson Mocny, Isaac Carlson Mocny, Jasmine McKinstry, Gabriel McKinstry, and Magnus Ervin; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Grace Haney; his sister, Jeanne Haney; parents-in-law, William and Josephine Kimmel; brother-in-law Kenneth W. Kimmel; and nephew, Kenneth M. Kimmel.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Misiuk Funeral Home in Chesaning. A private funeral service for the family will be held later. The service will be live-streamed on Trinity United Methodist Church’s Facebook page at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021. A public memorial service will be announced later when larger public gatherings are allowed.
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