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Gerald James Haugen


Gerald James Haugen

Born: Thu., Dec. 25, 1958

Died: Fri., Sep. 30, 2016


4:00 PM Mon., Oct. 03, 2016

Location: Veterans Memorial Building

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Oct. 05, 2016

Location: St. Charles Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Wed., Oct. 05, 2016

Location: St. Charles Catholic Church

Gerald James Haugen, age 57, of Cass Lake, went home on September 30, 2016 Sanford Health in Bemidji. He was born in Zumbrota, MN on December 25, 1958 the son of Cecil, Sr. and Fern (Morgan) Haugen.

Gerald was born in Zumbrota Minnesota where he lived with his siblings until moving to their Cass Lake home in 1976, and he lived there until his passing. He worked many areas of the United States. After high school Gerald worked with his father and brothers building and repairing pipelines. He also worked for Leech Lake Gaming for many years at the casinos. Gerald was the quiet type, a homebody of sorts. He enjoyed his daily trips to town to visit. Gerald liked the outdoor life in his younger years, especially fishing and hunting with his siblings and father. Gerald liked to stay at and take care of things around the farm in Wilkinson. Overall, Gerald was a kind, quiet and caring man who would help when called upon. He never turned down anyone in need.

The family that Gerald joins again are his parents Cecil, Sr. and mother Fern and brothers; Kelly Haugen and Robert Morgan

Those he leaves behind are his siblings; Pat, Cecil, Jr., Brian, Tom, Shannon, and Therese Konecne, Susan Haugen, aunties; Susan Peterman, Yvonne Peper, Sophie Jenkins and Cookie Cloud, uncle; Luverne Peterman and many nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and a lot friends.

A wake for Gerald will begin at 4:00 p.m., Monday, October 3rd at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cass Lake MN and continue until his 10:00 a.m. visitation and 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, October 5th at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Cass Lake, MN. Father Steven Daigle will officiate. Pallbearers for Gerald are Jesse Dunn, Devin Smith-Haugen, Pat Haugen, Thomas Haugen, John Dunn, Lenny Abrhams, William Morgan and Christopher Konecne. Alternate pallbearers are Jeff Kingbird, Jason Dunn and Myron Cloud. His honorary pallbearers are all his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery at Cass Lake, MN following his services.

Gerald's care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. Online condolences for the family may be left at


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