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Sheryl Illene Haines, 54 10/29/2013 obituaries (Photo Supplied) (AP)
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Posted on Oct. 29, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

March 31, 1959 - Oct. 26, 2013

VANDALIA, Mich. — Sheryl Illene Haines, 54, of Vandalia, was called home to the Lord Jesus, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in her residence in Vandalia.

Sheryl was born March 31, 1959, in Niles to Ralph Sr. and Dorthy Mae (Dungey) MacNeal.

She married Harland D. Haines Sr. on June 5, 1982, in Calvin Township. He survives.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorthy MacNeal Burton; one sister, Renee Lynn MacNeal; and one brother, Ralph MacNeal Jr.

Sheryl was always there for family and friends. She enjoyed attending any events when her grandchildren were involved. Sheryl was called “Babe Ruth” for her ability to hit when she played softball. She was a heck of a bowler and loved bingo.

Sheryl will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Harland D. Haines Sr. of Vandalia; one daughter, Kristi (Larry) Harris of Elkhart, Ind.; one son, Shaun MacNeal of Elkhart; one stepdaughter, Kimberly Widman of LaPorte, Ind.; one stepson, Harland D. Haines Jr. of Portage; eight grandchildren, Rashaun Smith, Malik Haines, Desirae Smith, Aiden Wetzel, Arianna Wetzel, Austin Wetzel, Keyon MacNeal and Haley Rose Haines; her father, Ralph MacNeal Sr. of Denver; one sister, Eula MacNeal of Kalamazoo; two brothers, Randolph (Diana) MacNeal of Elkhart and Mark MacNeal of Florida; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, with the Rev. Michael Anderson officiating.

The family prefers contributions in Sheryl’s memory to Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, MI 49031-1004, to help defray final expenses.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.

Please share a memory or message online at www.wagnercares.com.