Cover photo for DeLores Haugrud's Obituary
DeLores Haugrud Profile Photo
1931 Delores 2017

DeLores Haugrud

February 19, 1931 — December 4, 2017

DeLores Haugrud, age 86, a resident of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, died Monday, December 4, 2017 at Pelican Valley Care Center, Pelican Rapids, MN. DeLores Ann Elizabeth Killingstad was born on February 19, 1931 in Detroit Lakes to Carl and Mathilda (Mathias) Killingstad. She attended school in Detroit Lakes, graduating in 1950.  DeLores was employed at the Water and Light Plant in Detroit Lakes.  She married Arlan Haugrud on September 4, 1954 at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. DeLores was a member of Grove Lake Lutheran Church and active in their women’s group. She enjoyed gardening, league bowling, making ceramics, and playing cards, especially whist.  She and Arlan spent many winters in Arizona.  DeLores took pleasure in traveling with Arlan to Hawaii, Florida and other areas.  She was an avid Minnesota Twins fan. DeLores enjoyed spending time at the lake.  Her greatest love was spending time with her family. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Arlan; her children who will miss her dearly: Barb (Steve) Backstrom, Nancy (Randy) Nubson, Rick (Jan) Haugrud; seven grandchildren: Robert (Greta) Backstrom, Greg Backstrom, Beau (BreAnn) Haugrud, Adam (Molly) Doll, Jake Doll, Abby Haugrud and Lisa (Tyler) Arvidson; great-grandchildren: Abby and Reed Backstrom, Grace and Hope Doll, Harry and Lenny Haugrud, Easton, Wyatt and Amelia Arvidson; sister, Florence Mercer of Detroit Lakes; and numerous nieces and nephews. ­­­­She is preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter (Barb and Steve's child), sisters: Clara, Inga, Julia, Doris, Helen, and Grace; brothers: Carl, Ole, Jimmy, and Harold “Billy”. Visitation: Monday, December 11, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Grove Lake Lutheran Church, Rural Pelican Rapids, MN. Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017, at Grove Lake Lutheran Church, Rural Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. Burial: Grove Lake Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. Clergy: Pastor Tessa HansenPlease keep the Haugrud family in our thoughts and prayers. DeLores's Memorial Folder
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of DeLores Haugrud, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 11, 2017

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Monday, December 11, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree