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Lloyd L. "Red" Haskins
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1920
Cottage Grove
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1998
Lakeview
Lake County
Oregon, USA

Lloyd L. "Red" Haskins, 78, a longtime resident of Lake County, died July 25, 1998 in Lakeview.

He was born to Verne and Pearl (Hughes) Haskins in Cottage Grove. He was raised and educated in Klamath Falls. He worked on ranches in Southern Oregon and Northern California until 1941 when he enlisted in the Army. He served in Europe in World War II as a combat infantryman with the 264th Infantry.

He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze, Star, Fidelity Medal, National Defense Medal, National Campaign Medal and the European Theater of Operations Medal.

Mr. Haskins married Elizabth "Beth" Swartz on Labor Day, 1947. They lived in Lakeview until they started their own ranching operation on the Westside in 1950. Mr.Haskins also worked for American Forest Products in Lakeview. He owned and operated his own auto body shop and retired from the Postal Service in October 1982.

After his first wife died in 1989, he married Dee Purpura on June 23, 1991 at the Lakeview United Methodist Church.

Mr. Haskins enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, leatherwork, hunting, guns and trading. He was well known for his artwork, and he was a black powder enthusiast, known by his moutnain man name of "Cougar."

He was a life member of Lakeview VFW Post No. 4070 and a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife Delores "Dee" of Lakeview; sons and daughters-in-law, Jess and Jewel of Klamath Falls; Marshall and Janet of Chelan, WA, and Wyatt and Glenda of Talent; son, Verne of Klamath Falls; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Eddie DeWitt of Klamath Falls; 10 grandchildren five great-grandchildren, five stepsons and nine step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.
 
 
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  Elizabeth Bethany Swartz Haskins (1923 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Side Cemetery
Lakeview
Lake County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: J
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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Lloyd L. Red Haskins
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