Thursday, November 19, 2009

Howard Leroy Haimbaugh Sr., of Exeter, passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at his home. He was born on Oct. 12, 1933, in Plymouth, Ind., son of Russell and Letha (Walters) Haimbaugh. He was united in marriage to Clarice M. Kime, in July of 1986, in California. He enlisted in the National Guard in Michigan in 1957. He was employed by the Torrington Company in Tool Design for 18 years.

Survivors include: his wife of 23 years, Clarice M. Haimbaugh, of Exeter; one son, Howard Haimbaugh Jr.; two daughters, Belinda Hambidge and Tracy L. Partridge; two stepsons, Mark and David DeLanghe; one stepdaughter, Darlene Borton; five grandsons; one granddaughter; two great-greatgranddaughters; three brothers, Clifford, Robert and Jack Haimbaugh; and three sisters, Betty Robbins, Marilyn White and Helen Critchlow.

No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to North Liberty Church of the Brethren.