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Delmar Dean Haun, 95

 

ORRVILLE — Delmar Dean Haun died Sunday, August 20, on the sixth anniversary of his wife’s death.  His caretaker and daughter, Debbie, and two of his granddaughters were at his side.  He was just shy of 96 years old and lived in Orrville.
Delmar was born October 5, 1927 to Walter and Elizabeth (Uhl) Haun.  He graduated from Killbuck High School.  After high school, he joined the Army-Air Corp where he enjoyed being stationed in Alaska.  He helped build the ALCAN highway in Big Delta. After leaving the Army, he worked at Briar Hill Stone.
He met his future wife, Edna, as she was waitressing in Millersburg and fell in love with her.  They married on December 25, 1951.  They moved to Orrville and he started at Westinghouse as a welder.  He retired from there after 36 years.  They had three children: Ricky Lee, Debra Lyn, and James Lowell.
Together they enjoyed traveling, especially to Siesta Key, Florida.  He loved walking the beach.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and being in the woods.  One of his favorite things was being a grandpa and he loved spending time with his grandchildren, telling them jokes and funny stories.  He enjoyed many outings to the Killbuck VFW.
He is survived by children, Rick (Cathy) Haun of Shawnee, KS, and Debbie Barnes of Orrville; grandchildren, Jason Haun, Kristin Dixon, Jamieson (Andrea) Barnes of Wisconsin, Rhiannon (Josh) Diehl of Wooster, Allie (Ben) Mackey of Wooster, Eric Haun of Kansas, Meghan Haun (Connor) of Oklahoma, Gretchen (Marie) Lausten of Kansas; and great grandchildren, Marley and Grierson of Wisconsin, Adrian and Birch Delmar of Wooster, and Adele, Stephy, PJ, and Carl of Kansas City.
Preceded in death are his wife, Edna; son, Jim; siblings, Bob, Jack, Earl, Richard, Harold, Walter, Larry, and Bonnie.
Calling hours will be September 1, 2023 from 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm at Auble Funeral Home and the service will follow at 6:30 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Tom Ledford officiating.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to LifeCare Hospice.  He especially loved his weekly visits from Cathy and Marcia. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, you please consider donating to Ohio’s LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691, lifecarehospice.org.
We will miss you and we’ll see you sometime at the Funny Farm.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com

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