Florence Anna Haight, 85, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021 in Rock Springs, Wyoming surrounded by family. She was a former resident of Hudson, Iowa.
Florence was born on October 17, 1935 in Des Moines, IA, the daughter of Paul Thomas Souder and F. Alberta Lane.
She married Aubrey Ernest Haight in Des Moines, IA on April 7, 1962. He preceded her in death on January 12, 2021.
Florence graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1954.
She was a member of the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.
Florence enjoyed spending her time crocheting, cooking, reading, refinishing furniture, and above all else being with children; she was a mother’s helper at school with her children and an Awana Leader.
Before having children, she worked as a stenographer for Western Wayne Phone Company and the military reserve secretarial pool. Once married, Florence moved to Waterloo for one year then purchased a house in Hudson, Iowa. She and Aubrey lived in a small house on Second Street until 1969 when they purchased a 1910 Victorian house across the street from the park. They lived there for 57 years and mom refinished most of the downstairs woodwork. Florence was a devoted wife and mother who raised three girls and influenced many by her faithful example.
Survivors include her daughters Eileen Liebert and husband Brent of Rock Springs, WY, Linda Schneckenburger and husband John of Warrenton, VA, Rachel Gattorna and husband Dave of Woodbury, MN; brother-in-law Elmer Haight and wife Darlene of Denver, CO; sister-in-law Mary Haight of Greely, CO; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Paul and F. Alberta Souder, husband Aubrey Ernest Haight, one sister, and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held in Waterloo, Iowa at the Locke Funeral Home. Time to be announced at a later date. Interment will take place in the Hudson Cemetery.
Condolences may be left at www.foxfh.com.