Mildred Zelle Haynes
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MOUNT PULASKI -- Mildred Aderman Zelle
Haynes, 94, of Mount Pulaski, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at 2:10
a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kevin Treptow
Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.
employed for over 20 years at Franklin Life
Insurance Co., where she was department head
supervisor of the steno pool.
She was born May 30, 1915, in Lincoln to Theodore
R. and Cleva Brashear Aderman. She married John B.
Zelle on Nov. 9, 1948, and he preceded her in death
on Jan. 18, 1979. She married Harold V. Haynes on
April 7, 1984, and he preceded her in death on June
She is survived by one son, Donald L. (and
Barbara) Zelle of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Betty
(and Carl) Kopatz of Mount Pulaski; two
grandchildren, Theodora Zelle of Brooklyn, N.Y., and
Nikki (and Stephen) Lathroum of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two
stepgrandchildren; and a lifelong friend, Margaret
Lanterman of Elkhart.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church
of Mount Pulaski and Elks Lodge 914.
She enjoyed traveling, visiting her many friends,
sewing and painting.
She was raised on the Judge Harris farm west of
Mount Pulaski. She attended Buckles Grade School,
Mount Pulaski Township High School and Brown's
Business College in Decatur.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist
Church in Mount Pulaski.
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