Frederick A. Haynes

Oct. 28, 1920 - Feb. 3, 2006

Frederick A. Haynes, 85, of West Bend and formerly of Waukesha, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Synergy Health St. Joseph’s Hospital.

He was born Oct. 28, 1920, in Waukesha, to the late Alexander G. and Laura (nee Boyd) Haynes.

At the beginning of World War II, he entered the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater and also as an instructor at Great Lakes Naval Base. Following his discharge, he returned to Waukesha where he served as an alderman with the city council in the 1940s.

On June 14, 1980, he was united in marriage to Patricia A. (nee Downing) Hymes in Nashotah.

Throughout his working life, he was employed at various foundries including the Waukesha Foundry, Bucyruc-Erie Foundry and Appleton Electric Foundry, both located in South Milwaukee, and HowMett Foundry. After his retirement in 1978, he became involved in Red Bird Missions doing missionary work in Kentucky. For the past five years, he resided at Cedar Ridge and enjoyed working on projects in the woodworking shop.

He was a former member of the Dousman Lodge N. 315 F& AM, the Wisconsin Scottish Rites Bodies and was very active in the Episcopal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia; four children, Stephan T. (Karen) of Menomonee Falls, Richard B. and Paul G., both of Burlington, and Nancy E. of London; four grandchildren, Michael S., Brenda A., Seth G. (Amanda) and Jordan R. (Catherine); two great-grandchildren, Samantha N. and Zachary R.; a former daughter-in-law, Mary of Burlington; a former sister-in-law, Margaret Harris Beeley of Houston; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Gordon, Richard and Alex (Joyce), and one sister, Helen (Herbert) Kline.

A memorial burial Mass will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at St. James Episcopal Church, 148 S. Eighth Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. Russell L. Arnett officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends during a reception following the Mass.

The family has requested memorials to St. James Episcopal Church or for the woodworking shop at Cedar Ridge.

Schmidt Funeral Home, 334-2301, is serving the family.