Loretta Haggard died Aug. 26, 2008. She was born June 22, 1933 in Hulbert, Mich.
In 1945, her family moved to Scottsdale, where she graduated from Scottsdale High School in 1951.
Shortly after her graduation, she met and married James L. Haggard in August 1952. They resided in Mesa, where she retired from the Mesa Public School District in 1995.
Upon retirement, the Haggards moved to Payson and started JD & JL Lockshop and Safe.
Mrs. Haggard was active in the Payson community, participating in such programs as the food care program.
She leaves behind her husband, James; two children, Debb Zimmerman and James D. Haggard; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7 at Rumsey Park, Ramada 5 in Payson.