Lanny Haven

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Lanny Haven

September 01, 1955 - July 03, 2018

Lanny Haven, 62, of Kingsley, passed away peacefully at Munson Medical Center on July 3, 2018 after a valiant battle with cancer.
He was born on Sept. 1, 1955, to Kenneth Haven and Barbara Doris (Smith) Haven. After graduating from high school, Lanny started Windborne Photography Studios in Traverse City.
In 1983, Lanny married Cheryl Pieschke (Haven). As their family began to grow, Lanny sold Windborne and began to work for the Traverse City Area Public Schools as a custodian. During his life, Lanny also worked at the Traverse City Christian School, Kingsley Area Schools, Interlochen Center for the Arts, and Munson Medical Center.
Lanny is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl and their children, son, Caleb and daughter-in-law, Brooke; son, Enoch; son, Simeon and daughter-in-law, Mary; daughter, Hannah and son-in-law, Fernando; daughter, Lydia and son-in-law, Justin; son, Micah and daughter-in-law, Kalie; daughter, Esther; and daughter, Ruth. Lanny is also survived by seven grandchildren; as well as his brother, Eric (Nancy); sister, Holly (David); and his beloved dog, Sadie Lou.
Most importantly, Lanny leaves behind a legacy of Christian faith. Throughout his battle he always reminded his family of his love and that the best is yet to come.
A memorial service will be held at Rollins Christian Fellowship Church, 10975 E. M-42, Manton, today, July 6 at 11 a.m.
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Published on July 6, 2018
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