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Helen E. Haseley, 74, of Lincoln, died
Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at 2:10 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark
Burial will be in Zion
Mrs. Haseley was a homemaker.
She was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Lincoln to Bernard
and Mary Williamson May. She married Vernon C.
Haseley on Jan. 17, 1954, in Lincoln.
She is survived by her husband, Vernon C. Haseley
Sr. of Lincoln; three sons, Vernon C. (and Jill)
Haseley Jr. of Beason, David (and Cindy) Haseley of
Denver, Colo., and Mark (and Kathy) Haseley of Lynn
Haven, Fla.; three brothers, Deane (and Jane) May of
Atlanta, Richard (and Lois) May of Toledo, Ohio, and
Robert (and Carol) May of Mount Pulaski; three
sisters, Mary Wilson of Lincoln, Dorothy (and
Virgil) Morrell of Lake Oswego, Ore., and Barbara
(and Norman) Fink of Belleville; and five
She was preceded in death by her parents and two
brothers, James and George "William" May.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of
Lincoln, where she served on the church's planning
committee, was choir director and Bible school
teacher, and was a founder of Zion's outdoor live
Nativity. She was also a member of the Lutheran
Laymen's League and Aid Association for Lutherans
and served those organizations as an officeholder.
She hosted farm tours for schoolchildren and many
organizations. She was junior 4-H leader for three
In 1983 she was named grand marshal for
homecoming at Lincoln Community High School.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or
Zion Lutheran School of Lincoln.
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