Nadine “Deani” Marie Spiker Haney

February 24, 1944-October 14, 2014

Nadine Haney, 70, passed peacefully from this world Tuesday, Oct. 14, at her home in her sleep with the love of her life, Bill Haney, by her side in American Falls, ID.

Born Feb. 24, 1944, in Pocatello, ID, to Fredrick William and Marguerite Ellen (Yates) Spiker, she was the third youngest of nine children. She was affectionately known as “Deani” by her siblings, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and older brothers Bob, Lloyd, Tom, Dave and Clarence “Judy” Spiker.

She was educated at St. Gertrude’s Academy Class of 1962 in Cottonwood, ID. Nadine loved all things stylish and beautiful so she enrolled in cosmetology school to become a beautician shortly before becoming a military wife. She soon became a mother to Bettina Marie in 1963, Kimberly Ann in 1969 and to Scott William in 1976. Nadine was born to be a mother and was the proudest and the most comfortable in this role.

As a military wife Nadine found herself living in many different states. She met Bill Haney in Hawaii and later married him in Folkstown, GA, on May 6, 1976. Their marriage was blessed in the Catholic Church on Feb 6, 2009 in American Falls, ID. When Bill retired from the Navy they returned to her home state to become bowling proprietors at Melody Lanes and Café. Deani made friends easily and loved running the restaurant.

Deani loved to travel and spend time with her family and best friend Bill. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, had a beautiful singing voice and loved to dance. Nadine adored her six grandbabies and her furry friends.

She is survived by her husband Bill, her daughters Tina (Alyn) Bowden, Kim (Dean) Andersen and son Scott (Amy) Haney, grandchildren Jason and Preston Bowden, Douglas and Danielle Morris, Thomas Pearce and Sophia Nadine Haney. She is also survived by older sister Imogene (Chuck) McAnally, younger sister Linda (Dale) Derbidge and younger brother Don (Mary) Spiker and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Rosary was recited at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, and the Funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Both were held at St. Anthony Church, 504 N. 7th Avenue in Pocatello.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 376 Roosevelt St., American Falls, ID. 83211. Condolences and memories may be shared at


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