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Aubrey Ernest Haight

Jan 18, 2021
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Services:

Graveside Services will take place at 2:45pm, Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the
Hudson Cemetery, Hudson
Military Honors by the Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard and Reinbeck American Legion Post 242

Visitation:

Family will greet friends from 1pm to 2pm Saturday, January 23, at the Locke Funeral Home.

Cemetery:

Hudson Cemetery, Hudson

Memorials:

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the
Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1307 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701.

Biography

Aubrey Ernest Haight, 90, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 4 months and a former resident of Hudson, Iowa for 58 years. 

Aubrey was born in David City, Nebraska on May 8, 1930, the son of Ernest Byron Haight and Amelia Isabelle (Hooper) Haight. He grew up on a farm and attended a one-room schoolhouse in David City, graduating with the David City High School Class of 1948.

Aubrey married Florence Anna Souder in Des Moines, Iowa on April 7, 1962. He was enlisted in the Air Force and was a Korean War Veteran. He apprenticed at John Deere and continued to work in the Product Engineering Department for 32 years. He owned and operated Haight Machine Shop Ltd. and worked part-time to full-time until physically unable to continue. Aubrey was on the Hudson City Council, and a trustee at the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church. Aubrey enjoyed having coffee with friends, his two-cylinder tractors, and spending time with family.

Survivors include his wife Florence Haight of Rock Springs, WY; daughters Eileen Liebert and husband Brent of Rock Springs, WY; Linda Schneckenburger and husband John of Warrenton, VA; Rachel Gattorna and husband David of Woodbury, MN; brother Elmer Haight and wife Darlene; sister Mary Haight of Greeley, CO; eleven beloved grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

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  1. Sharon Bennink | Jan 19, 2021

    I am truly sorry for your loss.  Your family will be in my prayers during this difficult time.  I have good memories of your family from Hudson Iowa and babysitting you three girls.  And the times at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church before my parents moved. 

    Your former babysitter, Sharon Bennink 

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