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Linn County News
Published Aug. 8, 2018
Owen Lee Haverfield, age 88, formerly of La Cygne and Parker, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. He was born on Aug. 9, 1929, the son of George and Violet Robinson Haverfield.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Owen was a dairy farmer before becoming a John Deere mechanic working on hay balers and combines area wide, including: Drexel, Butler, Harrisonville, Ottawa and Garnett. His customers appreciated the work he did. He had so many requests to work on equipment after he retired he came out of retirement and worked for several more years.
He attended functions at the Parker Methodist Church and enjoyed growing a big garden.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Wilma Coleman.
Owen is survived by his wife Juanita Haverfield daughter Janet Reed; brother Charles O. Haverfield; two grandchildren, Megan and Daniel Reed; and several nieces and nephews. 
A visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.
The family suggests contributions to Wounded Warrior Project, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040.

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