Catherine “Jane” <I>Lardner</I> Haydon

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Catherine “Jane” Lardner Haydon

  • Birth 8 Nov 1918
  • Death 28 Dec 2011 California, USA
  • Burial Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
  • Plot N/C-5-32-?
  • Memorial ID 82833920

Jane Lardner Haydon
11/8/1918 - 12/28/2011

Jane Lardner Haydon was born in Auburn Calif. to William B. and Amonda Lardner. She grew up a "Lardner Girl", one of six sisters: Phyliss Warwick (deceased), Lorraine Laird, Claire Vanderbilt, Lynette Weeks, and Billee Landry, and five brothers, Lynford, Jim, George, Bob and Jon (all deceased).
Jane graduated from Placer High School in 1936. In 1938 she married the love of her life, Charles Haydon. Together they built their home and raised three children: Claire Christensen (Dave), Bob (Connie) and Tom.
Jane and Charles loved dancing, singing, and traveling in their RV with their many friends in the Elks Club. They entertained at big family gatherings and enjoyed 70 years or more of family camping trips to French Meadows. Charles died in 1990.
Jane was a lifelong member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, sang in the choir and served on the altar guild 68 years. She also served on the election board and was a past member of the Placer County Grand Jury. She enjoyed bridge, the family garden, membership in the Thursday Club and Town and County, as well as many community events.
She was the loving grandmother to eight grandsons, Scott and John Christensen, Matthew and Mitchell Haydon, and Glen, Neil, Ian and Max Haydon. She was great-grandma to six great-grandchildren, Kara and Kyle Christensen, and Brenn, Kate, Joshua and Jackson Haydon.
Jane was a remarkable woman with a smile for all.
A celebration of Jane's life will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 124 Orange St., Auburn, Calif. on Friday, January 6, 2012 at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the New Auburn Cemetery, followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to St. Luke's Church or to a charity of your choice.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers from January 1 to January 3, 2012

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  • Created by: Glenda Ragan
  • Added: 1 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82833920
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine “Jane” Lardner Haydon (8 Nov 1918–28 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82833920, citing New Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Ragan (contributor 47164677) .