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Carol Jean "Jeanie" Buck Haffner

Aug 01, 2013

Carol Jean “Jeanie” Buck Haffner, 72, Farmington, died on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from leukemia at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson where the family will meet with friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, at the Sharon Presbyterian Church rural Farmington with the Rev. Daniel Hemken officiating. Burial will be in the Sharon Church Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com .

Born Oct. 20, 1940, in Ft. Madison, she was the daughter of Silas Buck and Alma (Jones) Buck. She married Danny Haffner on July 10, 1960.

She was a member of the Sharon Presbyterian Church. She worked for Woolworths Drug Store, Kresskes Five and Dime and Ft. Madison Savings and Loan. After she was married, she drove the kindergarten school bus for Farmington Elementary, worked for Conrad Inc. in Houghton and was office manager for Haffner Trucking Service. She was a partner with her husband in the trucking business and farming operation. She enjoyed spending time with her family, fine arts, photography and pictures. She also enjoyed reading and writing.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Tony Haffner of Houghton; and one daughter, Dana (Vernon) Hoskins of New London.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

 

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