Michael (mike) Woodrow Haner
1944 — 2021
The thought of Mike puts a smile on our faces, and his examined life fills us with a deep love and compassion for this great man. Mike's story began in the spring of 1944. The eldest of three boys was born on April 23 in Houston, where his father, Lt. Col. William USAF (ret), was based. His mother, Kitty, was a strong military mother who ran her home with Air Force precision, earning her the nickname 'Col. Kitty'. She coupled that precision with grace and instilled those values and a love of God in Mike. The family traveled to Japan, where he spent several early childhood years and, then on to New York, then quickly as they could, settled back in Texas, where Mike and his brothers grew up...