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Donald Omar Hauan

Donald Omar Hauan

Donald Omar Hauan passed away September 30th, 2017 at Poudre Valley Hospital. He was born in Willmar MN on April 15, 1927 to Omar & Ida Hauan. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar. On April 4, 1948, he married Doris Swenson at Bethel. After his service in the US Navy, he attended art school in Mpls MN. He owned Don Hauan Signs in Willmar and they later moved to Ft Collins CO where he opened his sign shop until retiring. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and golfing. He is survived by his wife, Doris, one son Jim (Tricia) of Ft Collins and daughters Joan (Scott) Pearson of Ft Collins, Jean (Jeff) Paffrath of Breckenridge CO and Jackie (Butch) Shook of Honolulu HI. He has 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 sisters, Ardis (Roger) Wulf and Marilyn (Dick) Lindner of MN. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Elaine Neill of CA. Don always put his family first, guiding us with his kindness and humility, leaving an indelible mark on our hearts. A celebration of his life will be held later and burial will be in Willmar MN.