Donald Haberman

Longtime Enumclaw resident Donald “Don” Haberman died Jan. 4, 2016, in Sammamish, Wash. He was 85.

He was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Grandview, Wash. He graduated in 1948 from Ellensburg (Wash.) High School and served four years in the U.S. Air Force as a radar specialist during the Korean War. He graduated from Seattle University with a bachelor’s degree in science and worked for 40-plus years at Boeing. He married Victoria Rolf in 1963 in Edmonton, Canada, and helped raise his children on a farm outside of Enumclaw. He enjoyed hiking with family and friends and was active at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

He is survived by wife Victoria Haberman of Sammamish, Wash.; son Eric Haberman (Joanne) of Redmond, Wash.; daughter Paula Haberman (William Long) of Park City, Utah; brother Walter Haberman (Joyce) of Ephrata, Wash.; sisters Ellenor Gray (Stan) and Helen Hutchinson (Jim), all of Ellensburg; and four grandchildren.

A Memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Enumclaw.

Remembrances may be made to Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 202, Seattle, 98111-0202.

Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at