Carlan Haines Passes Away at 81


Carlan Diana Haines died on May 16, 2019 at her home in Echo at the age of 81.

She was born on May 4, 1938 in Burns to Clarence and Rosethel Whitmarsh Mace.

Carlan was raised in French Glen and attended school in Burns, where she graduated. She married John W. Haines on Oct. 25, 1955 in Winnemucca, Nev. Carlan worked for Spike Ranches, as well as Madison and Ramos ranches in Echo for over 50 years. She enjoyed horses, cows, animals and supporting her grandchildren in their many events and activities.

She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Haines, Hermiston, Jonnie Moreno and husband Art, Echo and Rose Wolf, Hermiston; son, Jim Haines, Stanfield; brother, Fred Mace, Winnemucca, Nev.; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Haines; her parents; brother, Gene Mace; and sisters, Rusty Rogers and Creta Dawson.

A casual celebration of life gathering will begin at Westland Ditch Road in Echo on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. and then will transition to a time of sharing and fellowship at Fort Henrietta Park, Echo.

Those who wish may make contributions in Carlan’s memory to Alzheimer’s research.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.


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