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Wayne Haver

December 12, 1948 — May 18, 2016

Wayne Haver

Wayne Charles Haver, age 67, of Ellis, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Hays Medical Center. He was born December 12, 1948 in Kingston, NY to Joseph and Florence (Croswall) Haver. He was a 1967 graduate of Onteora High School in Boiceville, NY. He married Vera Dinkel on May 1, 1971.

His working career consisted of service in the U.S. Army where he retired after 25 years with the rank of Captain. He was also the owner of H & H Sentimentals antique shop. Wayne was a great handyman and was always willing to try his hand at anything that was put before him. When not installing garage doors or fixing a porch roof, Wayne spent time working at Fischer Liquor Store where he enjoyed visiting with people. He currently worked at Golden Belt Coop.

Wayne loved his community and has served on the Ellis City Council and was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Ellis Housing Authority Board.

He is survived by his wife, Vera Haver of Ellis; a son, Craig Haver (Bridget) of Black River Fall, WI; a daughter, Anne Haver of Ellis; three sisters, Betty Ann Miller of New York; Darlene Johnson of Georgia; and Kathy Taylor of North Carolina; six grandchildren, Megan Haver, Alex & Ali Haver, Josh & Aiden Johnson, and Charli Arnold.

He is preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Gregg.

Memorial services will be 10:30 AM Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Kansas State Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney.

Visitation will be Sunday 6 PM - 8 PM at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E 17th Ellis, KS 67637. Memorials are suggested to the Ellis Food Pantry in care of Keithley Funeral Services.

Condolences may be left by guest book at or emailed to

Service Information

Visitation Sunday

May 22, 2016

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637

Memorial Service Monday

May 23, 2016

10:30 AM

Kansas Veterans' Cemetery

403 south 13th street

WaKeeney, ks 67672

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