Daniel Haiken

Daniel Haiken, 92, died Jan. 19, 2011.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Haiken attended City College of New York before entering the military. As a first lieutenant, he completed 50 combat missions (including the raid on Ploesti) as a B-24 pilot during World War II. His awards included a unit citation, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and three Battle Stars. After the war, Mr. Haiken ran a business as an antique English silver expert. Later he ran Dan Haiken Associates as a manufacturers’ representative in the gift business.

Survivors include his wife, Diana; sons, Jeffrey (Sylvia) Haiken of Broomall, Pa., and Stuart (Cheri) Haiken of Tucson; and three grandchildren.

Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Robert Eisen officiating. Interment followed in the Congregation Anshei Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Anshei Israel.