|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1914|
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 2010|
HARMONY — Johnie I. Haugstad, 95, of Harmony, formerly of Preston, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 2010, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, where he had resided for the past week.
Johnie was born Oct 15, 1914, in Preston, the son of John and Isabella (Neshja) Haugstad. He married Marian J. Lindelin Jan. 5, 1938, in Lanesboro. The couple made their home in the Preston area. He was a lifelong farmer and also worked for the village of Preston from 1962 to 1970, and then in construction until his retirement. Marian died Sept. 18, 1984. In 2002, he became a resident of Heritage Grove in Harmony.
Johnie loved his family, children, dancing, fishing, coon hunting, his horses and mules, and was an avid auction attendee.
He is survived by two sons, Robert of Fairless Hills, Pa., and Richard of Rochester; one daughter, Leann Daugherty of Rochester; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; two brothers, Elmer (O'Donna) Haugstad of Lanesboro and Harvey (Marian) Haugstad of Preston; and one sister, Betty Halvorson of Casa Grande, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his wife; one daughter, Barbara; daughter-in-law, Judy; and son-in-law, Craig Daugherty.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Union Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Preston, with Chaplain Dan Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and at the church on Sunday one hour before the service.
John Haugstad (1882 - 1965)
Isabella Nesjea Haugstad (1889 - 1977)
Marian J. Lindelin Haugstad (____ - 1984)
Barbara Haugstad (1944 - 1954)*
Henry Haugstad (1910 - 1994)*
Marvin Bernard Haugstad (1912 - 1995)*
Johnie I. Haugstad (1914 - 2010)
Isabel J. Haugstad Topness (1917 - 2008)*
Evelyn Lobland (1920 - 2006)*
Union Prairie Cemetery
Created by: Bob & Sandi Hamilton
Record added: Feb 18, 2010
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