February 22, 2023
Emily Frances Haynes passed away Feb. 10, 2023 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke at the age of 98.
Emily was born in Holyoke April 26, 1924 to Frank W. Koberstein and Clara Elenor Foy Koberstein. She was the youngest of seven children and learned at an early age to cook, can and sew from her mother. She attended Silver Beam School through eighth grade and graduated from Phillips County School in 1942.
On Aug. 24, 1944 she married Delbert Haynes in the Methodist parsonage in Holyoke. Delbert served in the armed forces from February 1945 to September 1946. She was able to...