Frank DeHaan, 91, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his home. Born Saturday, September 11, 1926 in Ridgewood, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles and Bella (VanLenten) DeHaan. He was a graduate of Shenandoah Valley Academy High School in New Market, VA, and Union College in Lincoln, NE. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army. Frank was a member of Willow Brook Seventh-day Adventist Church of Boonsboro, MD and was an active member of numerous church and school boards and church heritage organizations. Frank started his career at Hadley Farms Dairy in Gaithersburg, MD, in 1950. He expanded the business in 1974 by purchasing Dutchie Pretzel in Smithsburg, MD. He was the founder of what today is Hadley Farms Bakery in Smithsburg, MD. Frank was loved by many people and he had a huge impact on many lives due to his exceptionally giving heart. He will be missed dearly. Frank is survived by his wife, Dolly Stubbs DeHaan, children, Larry DeHaan and wife Cathi, Charla Lagasse and husband Rickey and Gary DeHaan and wife Melissa, grandchildren, Colette DeHaan Peterson and husband Mazer, Rodney DeHaan and wife Keilani, Courtney French and husband Chris and Christopher DeHaan and wife Heather, great-grandchildren, Genessee, Stella, Samuel, Korra, Henry, Hadley and Jameson. He was preceded in death by daughter, Janel Kay DeHaan, brother, Charles DeHaan and sister, Margaret Langenberg. Services will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm at Willow Brook Seventh-day Adventist Church with Pastor Volodymyr Grinchenko officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-6pm, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private in Parklawn Memorial Park, Rockville, MD on Friday, June 15, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Frank DeHaan to, The DeHaan Scholarship Fund at Highland View Academy, 10100 Academy Dr. Hagerstown, MD, 21740. Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD, and online condolences may be offered at, www.jldavisfh.com
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