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Ella Johanna Rohwer Haugen
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1909
Wayne County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 2003
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

Ella Haugen, age 94, of Henning, Minnesota, died on Saturday, July 5, 2003 at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Henning with Pastor Roger Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Good Shepherd Cemetery at Henning. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Belmont Funeral Home in Henning. Ella Johanna Rohwer was born on January 6, 1909, the daughter of Jacob and Anna (Weachter) Rohwer in Haskins, Nebraska. She moved with her family when she was four years of to Shakopee, MN and four years later they moved to a farm in Leaf Lake township, Otter Tail county, near Henning. She attended school at Dist. 135. She was married on September 1, 1939 in Wadena, MN to Rudolph Haugen. They made their home in Leaf Lake township. Ella worked as a nurse's aid at the Henning Health Care Center, retiring in 1979. Rudolph died on January 20, 1971. Ella was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and was a Red Cross volunteer. She was a faithful and steady visitor at the Henning Health Care Center. She was also an extremely loyal Minnesota Twins fan. She is survived by her daughters: Ione, Mrs. David Stedje, Minneapolis, MN and Naomi Seeger, Plymouth, MN; grandchildren: Davon and Reid Stedje, Anne Spicer, and Paul Seeger; and great grandchildren: Amanda Seeger, Katie Spicer, Nicole Stedje, Allison Stedje, and Jordon Spicer. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers: Ervin, Ernie, Bill and Benny; and sisters: Elsie and Lena.
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  Jacob Rohwer (1859 - 1955)
  Anna Barbara Wachter Rohwer (1869 - 1941)
  Rudolph Haugen (1892 - 1971)
  Margaret Berz Kuhl (1889 - 1942)**
  John Carl Berz (1891 - 1953)**
  Bernhardt J. Rohwer (1904 - 1990)*
  Wilhelm Rudolph Rohwer (1906 - 1971)*
  Ella Johanna Rohwer Haugen (1909 - 2003)
  Elsie O. Rohwer Buss (1910 - 1999)*
  Ervin Hans Rohwer (1912 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Provided courtesy of the Otter Tail County Historical Society (, which has further information available in its research library and on its web site.
United Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: T Burt
Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
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Ella Johanna <i>Rohwer</i> Haugen
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Ella Johanna <i>Rohwer</i> Haugen
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To my aunt, whom I never had the chance to meet. May God be with you.
- Jim
 Added: Aug. 9, 2012

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