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Darlene J. Hauglund

Darlene J. Hauglund

May 23, 1927 - Feb. 14, 2009

MORRIS -- Darlene Jane Hauglund, 81, of Morris, died Saturday at West Wind Village in Morris.

The service was Monday in Alberta with burial in Synnes Cemetery, rural Alberta.

Arrangements were by Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris.

She was born May 23, 1927, in Horton Township, Stevens County, to Emil and Ella (Mesenbrink) Giese. She graduated from the West Central School of Agriculture and worked as a nurse's aide in Glenwood, at the Stevens County Hospital and at the Stevens Community Medical Center and with hospice and home dialysis.

She married Harry Hauglund on March 25, 1947, and they lived in Synnes Township until 1970, when they moved to Alberta. Harry died in 2003, and she moved to Morris in 2004.

She is survived by five children: Janette Brown (and Frank) of Morris, Joanne (and Steve) Maijala of Delano, Jim (and JoAnne) Hauglund of Donnelly, Joyce (and Rick) Kramer of Wyola, Mont. and Jenifer (and Scott) Thompson of Lowry; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers: Harvey (and Rhoda) Giese of St. Paul and Danny (and Karen) Giese of Willmar; and one sister: Margie (and Laurel) Lawrence of Cumberland, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two daughters: Judy VanKampen and infant Connie; one granddaughter; and one sister.