Haugen, David H. Age 87, of Circle Pines, passed away Friday Feb. 17, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Henriette, MN to Florence and Hans Haugen. David graduated from Pine City High School in 1948. He served in the U.S. Navy, on the U.S.S Albany and the U.S.S Missouri from 49'-53'. David married Ethel Alderman in June of 53'. He retired from Super Valu Co. in 89' and opened 3 supermarkets of his own. Upon his retirement, David became a U of MN Master Gardener, dedicating his service to Pine County's gardening program. He spent much of his time on his beloved family farm in Pine City. His other hobbies included farming, donating his produce, collecting antiques, showing and displaying his gardens and antiques, and especially spending time with family. David was preceded in death by his parents; son, Douglas; and 6 siblings. Survived by his wife of 63 years, Ethel; children, Debra (Tom) Barringer, Nancy (David) Hiemstra, James; grandchildren, Elise Rose and Andrew Barrringer, Kirsten (David) Vaca, Nathan Hiemstra, Bryan and Sean Haugen; many beloved nieces and nephews. Memorial service 11 AM, Saturday Feb. 25 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 9185 N. Lexington Ave., Circle Pines (visitation 9:30 AM to time of service). Interment Brook Park, MN at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. The family would like to thank the compassionate staff at Benedictine at Innsbruck. holcombhenryboom.com 651-482-7606

Published on February 22, 2017

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