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Jerome "Jerry" Haugen

May 17, 1928 — May 30, 2014

Jerome "Jerry" Loren Haugen was born May 17, 1928 in Wilkin County near Breckenridge, MN the son of Martin and Alma (Aarness) Haugen. Jerry attended Robinson School in Wilkin County for six years before moving with his parents to a farm near Pelican Rapids, MN. He worked on his parent's farm until he entered the Army from October 1952 to September 1954. He served seventeen months in Korea and was in the Artillery Field. Jerry attended Interstate Business College in Fargo for two years under the G.I. Bill.Jerry was united in marriage to Martha Weber on June 23, 1957 in New Rockford, ND. He worked for West Central Turkey's for 33 years and also worked on the family farm until his retirement in April of 1990. Jerry enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his grandchildren, and after retiring he took up golfing. For 18 years Jerry and Martha especially enjoyed spending time in Arizona during the winter months. Jerry was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, serving on the church council, V.F.W. Post #5252 and Birchwood Golf Course, all in Pelican Rapids.Jerome "Jerry" Loren Haugen, age 86, of Pelican Rapids, MN, died May 30, 2014 at Pelican Valley Health Center in Pelican Rapids, MN.Jerome is survived by his wife, Martha of Pelican Rapids, son, Brian (Sandy) Haugen, Bellingham, MN, daughters: Kathy (Richard) Arntson, Pelican Rapids and Joann (Jerry) Hebel, Manly, IA; 7 grandchildren: Matthew (Erin) Haugen, Chelsea Haugen, Jarett Haugen, Devin Arntson, Kassy Arntson, Nichol Hebel and Brandon Hebel; great-granddaughter, Peyton Haugen. 2 brothers: Glanis (Tilda) Haugan, Pelican Rapids, MN and Duane (Helen) Haugen, Fergus Falls, MN; sisters: Delores Sorum, Pelican Rapids, MN, Darlene (Dale) Bischoff, New Prague, MN and Janet (Orlando) Follingstad, Battle Lake, MN: brothers-in law, David (Shirley) Weber, Pasadena, CA and Philip (Doreen) Weber, Jacksonville, FL. sister-in law, Valdine Haugen, Fergus Falls, MN and numerous nieces and nephewsHe is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Manley and brother-in-law, Selvin Sorum.Visitation: Sunday, June 1, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, MN and resumes one hour prior to the service at the church.Service: 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 2, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids, MNClergy: Pastor Paul NelsonBurial: Ringsaker Cemetery, Pelican Rapids Military Honors: Pelican Rapids VFW Post #5252 & American Legion Post #17Pallbearers: Matthew Haugen, Jarett Haugen, Brandon Hebel, Tony Ludvigson, Tyler Scott, Trever MastersHonorary Pallbearers: Granddaughters - Chelsea Haugen, Devin Arntson, Kassy Arntson, Nichol Hebel, Granddaughter-in-law - Erin Haugen and Great-Granddaughter - Peyton HaugenFuneral Home:Larson Funeral Home304 3rd Street S.E.Pelican Rapids, MNUS 56572
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