Lauren B. Haverfield, age 75, of 75 Broadway, Shelby, died Monday morning, September 4, 2000 at the Crestwood Care Center.
Mr. Haverfield was born April 3, 1925 in Shelby the son of the late Carl Clayton and Blanche Elizabeth (Wertz) Haverfield. He was a 1943 graduate of Shelby High School and was and Army veteran of WWII serving in Co. A 179th Engineer Combat Battalion, having been awarded the Purple Heart.
Mr. Haverfield was the owner of Haverfield Printing in Shelby for 36 years. Prior to that, he had been employed at the Daily Globe, Shelby Printing, Shelby City Schools as a bus driver, and Wilkins Air Force Depot. He was a 51-year member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Shelby American Legion, O’Brien Post #326, Shelby VFW George Broderick Post #291, Disabled American Veterans, and MRP. He loved fishing, bowling and was the founder of the first T-Ball league in Shelby.
Mr. Haverfield is survived by his wife, Wildamae M. (Coder) Haverfield, whom he married on November 30, 1947; a son and daughter-in-law: Steven and Ellen Haverfield of Shelby; 2 daughters and a son-in-law: Helen A. Burkett of Tempe, AZ, and Jan and Randy Pry of Shelby; 7 grandchildren: Laurie Osburn and Sherri Burkett, Amy Mitchell, Kevin and Jeff Haverfie!d, Phil and Emily Pry; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law: Evelyn O’Hearn of Mansfield, Betty Holloman of Shelby, Mildred and Woody Roberts of Shelby.
He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Haverfield.
Calling hours will be on Wednesday, September 6, 2000, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner
Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street in Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM with his pastor, Rev. James Humphrey officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Full Millitary Honors will be conducted by the Joint Veterans Council. Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Shining Lights PreSchool and left in care of the funeral home.