Cynthia Linn Haddeland, age 68, passed away the evening of August 22nd, 2018 from cancer, surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Seattle on December 19, 1949 to JD and Swanhilde (Larsen) Roberts; now both deceased. She attended Ingraham High School and was the class of 1968.She has been a Seattle area resident for her entire life; with most of her life residing in Lynnwood WA. She married Brian Haddeland on December 30, 1981 in New Town, North Dakota, and together they raised two daughters.Although Cyndy was a strong believer in “charity starts at home”, she did volunteer for several charitable causes such as Clothes for Kids and was a generous contributor of handmade blankets and hats to local men’s and women’s shelters. Cyndy spent most of her time perfecting the art of homemaking and caring for not only her own children but children in her neighborhood and beyond. She is the adopted mother and grandmother to countless children and adults and is commonly referred to as “Grandma Cyndy”. Her open door policy lent a safe and warm environment to stray people as well as animals. She would often be seen holding a baby, mending clothing for a myriad of folks, hugging people from all walks of life and most often, holding a crochet needle and baby yarn. Her passion was making something “shabby” usable and bright; this included her fellow man. She was the perfect mixture of fun, dutiful, loyal, and lighthearted and her forthright disposition earned her the respect of others. She was the originator of countless catchphrases and words of wisdom and was a source of comfort for all that knew her. Cyndy made everybody feel like somebody so her following was quite extensive and long lasting. Cyndy is survived by her husband Brian Haddeland and their two daughters, Daney LaVigne (Husband: Michael LaVigne) and Allison Chance (Partner: Greg Andruss). She is also survived by her 5 siblings: Jeff Roberts, Tammy Alkire (Mike Alkire), Kurt Liptau (Cindy Liptau), Toni Munce (Steve Munce) and Kimberly Liptau (Derek) as well as many nieces, nephews, neighborhood kids and her beloved cats, Brody and Mowsa.
Toni and Steve saysSeptember 10, 2018 at 2:22 am
What a Free Spirited Beautiful Lady…
A GREAT Sister to my Wife Toni…. And a Fun Loving Sister in Law to Me…
You will be Dearly Missed Cyndy….
Sharon saysSeptember 8, 2018 at 10:00 pm
Much love, Cyndy ❤️ You are SO missed and SO loved.
Allison saysSeptember 4, 2018 at 11:35 pm
I love you, Mom. I’m going to miss you forever.