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Dorothy Haugland

July 13, 1919 — November 29, 2015

Dorothy Haugland

WODEN- Dorothy M. Haugland, 96, of Woden died Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, December 3rd at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Woden with Rev. Kim Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Crystal Township Cemetery in Crystal Lake.

Visitation will be held 5 to 7 P.M., Wednesday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 310 Main Street, in Woden and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Dorothy Mable Haugland, the daughter of James and Frances (Johnson) Hornor, was born July 13, 1919 in Elkhart, Iowa. She moved to Britt at an early age where she graduated from high school in 1936. Following high school, she worked in the superintendent’s office while attending Britt Junior College. On June 3, 1938 she was married to Bjarne Haugland at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They farmed northeast of Crystal Lake, northeast of Kanawha, and in 1949 moved to their farm northeast of Woden. They lived there for 28 years before retiring and moving into Woden. Dorothy enjoyed attending the activities of her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed pottery, making scrapbooks, photo albums, puzzles and card games. Dorothy was a lifetime homemaker and always felt truly blessed to have so very many special friends.

She was a member of Grant Lutheran Church, Ladies Aide for over fifty years and was a charter member of the Grant Birthday Club since 1954.

Dorothy is survived by her two children, Dean (Doris) Haugland of Crystal Lake and Dale (LaRae) Haugland of Britt; sons-in-law, Roger Lunning of Forest City and Paul Lenz of Spencer; twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 63 years, Bjarne in 2002; daughters, Jean Lenz in 1983 and Linda Lunning in 2009; sister, Vera; and her beloved grandmother who raised her.
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Woden Chapel

310 Main Avenue, Woden, IA 50484

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church - Garner

2405 260th Street, Garner, IA 50438

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