Haley, Elaine J., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. Age 68 years. Daughter of the late John and Jane (Sczewc) Kruska, Elaine was born May 14, 1943 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Thomas Haley on June 26, 1965. He survives her. Elaine held several secretarial positions but her primary care was providing a loving home for her family. She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church. She loved sporting events especially watching her children and grandchildren and was a big Michigan State Fan. Surviving besides her husband, Thomas are one daughter and two sons, Jacqueline and Michael Srodes, Kalamazoo; Thomas and Jennifer Haley Jr., Eagle, Idaho; Ronald and Shana Haley, Huntington Woods; seven grandchildren, Michael, Katie, and Nicholas Srodes, Teague and Brynn Haley, Logan and Francesca Haley; one sister and two brothers, Dorothy and Emil Breidenbach, Leonard and Carol Kruska, Robert and Sally Kruska; two brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law; several nieces and nephews. Elaine was preceded in death by her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Thomas and Cleo Haley. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at10:00 a.m. at St. Helen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Wagner will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday at St. Helen Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Visiting Nurses Association Hospice, St. Jude Children’s Hospital or charity of your choice. www.snowfuneralhome.net