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David Haney

January 31, 1931 — September 16, 2017

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David L. Haney, 86 of Aledo, Illinois, died Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Brookstone of Aledo. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery where graveside military rites will be conducted. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Aledo United Methodist Church or the Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Online condolences can be made at

He was born January 31, 1931 in rural Aledo, IL to Ernest and Ethel Beeney Haney. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1949. Dave married Beverly L. Sandquist on February 21, 1954 at the Aledo United Methodist Church. She died March 22, 2017.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Dave farmed in the Marston area for two years before working as a millhand at Farmers Grain & Coal Company in 1955. He purchased stock in the company in 1960 and operated it until retiring in 1993.

He was a member of the Aledo United Methodist Church, Exchange Club, Moline Scottish Rite Consistory, Scottish Rites in Peoria, Mercer County VFW Post 1571, Buffalo Prairie Masonic Lodge 679, Oakview Country Club. Dave was a former board member of Home Savings and Loan and served on the Aledo City Council from 1991-1994.

Dave enjoyed golfing, traveling, playing cards and was a die-hard Cubs fan.

Survivors include three daughters, Debra (Garry) Toops; Kathleen Haney and Cheri (Dale) Bloomfield, all of Aledo; 5 grandchildren: Matthew (Sarah) Bloomfield, Nicholas Bloomfield, Holly (Joe) Staker, Britney and Jessica Toops; two great-grandchildren: Jase and Hadley Staker; one sister, Neta (Steve) Tagge of Springfield, IL; several nieces and nephews.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Beverly.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Aledo United Methodist Church
301 N. College Avenue, Aledo IL 61231

Mercer County VFW Post 1571
106 SW 3rd Avenue, Aledo IL 61231

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