Fanning Haskins, 88, of Boise, died Monday, November 16, 2015 in Boise.
Dorothy was born on
December 22, 1926, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of Frederick and
Margaret Cowan Fanning. Dorothy had a
twin sister, Louise, who passed in 2013.
Dorothy lived in
Montreal until she married Gilbert Leon Haskins, on September 28, 1950 in
Montreal. From this union were born
three wonderful sons, Wayne, Steven and David.
They celebrated their 65th anniversary on September 28, 2015.
During the 65 years,
Gil and Dorothy enjoyed their travels to Alaska, Scandinavian Cruises, Taiwan,
the British Isles and many more trips.
They spent about 18 years enjoying being snowbirds in Arizona where they
made many friends. Dorothy especially
loved meeting Canadian snowbirds.
Dorothy worked for
the State of Idaho for twenty years, most of the time being at BSU in the
library. She retired in 1988 and Gil
followed a few months later. This gave
them many more years to enjoy travel and life together. Dorothy always felt blessed with her life and
family she loved so much. Her family and
friends were her life always. Dorothy
always felt that Gil was her soul mate forever.
She is survived by
her husband, Gil of Boise; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Sue Haskins, N.
Las Vegas, Nevada, Steve and Penny Haskins, Cloverdale, Oregon, and Dave and
Jeris Haskins, Boise.
A graveside service
will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Morris Hill
Cemetery. Friends may call at the
Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, Friday, Nov. 20th from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
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