John P. Haughton, 97, of Lombard and formerly of Brookfield, died April 5, 2011, at Lexington Health Care Center.

Born in Oberlin, Ohio, on July 5, 1913, to Charles M. and Rose Haughton, he worked as a sales manager for the Joanna Western Mills Company. He was also an active member of the Kiwanis Club and the Barcelona Road Baptist Church.

Mr. Haughton is survived by his wife, Jean Haughton, of Lombard; his children, Jack (Gretchen) Haughton, Mark W. (Mary Ann) Haughton and Martha (Wayne) Sieloff; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and his sister, Rosemary Shafer. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Haughton.

A funeral service was held on April 9 at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, followed by interment at Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs.