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Edna (Cooper) Eggleston Haws – January 6, 2019


Edna (Cooper) Eggleston Haws

Edna (Cooper) Eggleston Haws, born 11/10/23, passed away 1/6/19 in Susanville, CA.

Edna lived a wonderful life, moving to Los Angeles after her 1942 graduation from Westwood High School, where she worked in the blueprint room of the WW-II Spruce Goose.

She returned to Westwood where she married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth G. Eggleston.  Upon his return from serving as a Naval Aviator in the U.S. Navy, they settled in Susanville.  After the death of her husband Kenneth Eggleston,

Edna married Susanville Native Donald L. Haws, fondly referred by her grandchildren as “Papa”.

In Edna’s last ten years of life, her oldest grandson Justin Vetter and loving wife Alicia, along with their two children, graciously cared for her in her own home up until her death. During these years, Edna traveled between her son’s and her daughter’s homes in Alaska, Washington, and California.

Edna’s favorite hobbies included golfing, bowling, and spending time with her grandchildren.  Edna played in a Pro-Am Women’s Golf Tournament at Pebble Beach and enjoyed tournaments around the state.

Edna spent most of her life caring for two generations of children in Susanville as a licensed daycare provider, known as “Grandma Edna’s Daycare”.

Edna is survived by her three children, Kenneth Eggleston in Willow, Alaska, Gil Eggleston in Leavenworth, Washington, and Kimberly Hoover in Roseville, California, seven grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.

The family plans a memorial service in Spring 2019.


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