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Louis Haugen
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1896
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1937
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA


Rites For World War Veteran To Be Held In Zion Church Today
(13 Towns, Fosston, MN, April 9, 1937, p1)

Funeral services will be held this afternoon from Zion Lutheran church in Eden Township for Louis Haugen, World War veteran who died Saturday, April 3, at the Veterans Hospital at Minneapolis. Rev. T.H. Megordon, pastor of the church will officiate.

Legionnaires from the McIntosh and Fosston posts will provide color bearers, guards, firing squad and pallbearers.

Louis Haugen entered the military service May 27, 1918, and was first stationed at Camp Lewis, later at Camp Kearney and finally was transferred to the Machine Gun company of the 16th regiment, 1st division, serving overseas from Sept 7, 1918, to Sept. 3, 1919. He first went into action near Sedan as the Meuse-Argonne offensive was spelling the end of the war. He was mustered out at Camp Grant Sept. 25, 1919.

Louis Haugen was born April 7, 1896, in Hill River Township, the son of Peter and Mathia Haugen. He lived at home until he entered the military service. On his return from the army he worked on his father's and other farms in the neighborhood.

Mr. Haugen had been in poor health since the war, his condition becoming serious this spring. He was admitted to the Veterans hospital March 23.

He is survived by his father, Peter Haugen, and four half-brothers, Axel, Alfred, Melvin and Ingvald Haugen. His mother, Mathia Haugen, died the day following his birth.
Family links: 
  Peter Lodversen Haugen (1864 - 1952)
  Matea Lien Haugen (1865 - 1896)
  Louis Haugen (1896 - 1937)
  Axel Haugen (1902 - 1971)**
  Alfred Haugen (1904 - 1985)**
  Ingvald Haugen (1908 - 2003)**
*Calculated relationship
MN, PVT, 16 INF, 1 DIV
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Jo
Record added: Apr 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36552670
Louis Haugen
Added by: kateb
Louis Haugen
Added by: Jo
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Thank you Louis
- kateb
 Added: Jun. 19, 2011

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