Lois Evelyn Haugen, 96, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Lois Evelyn Haugen, age 96, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and formerly Osage, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Osage with Rev. Bruce Kaltwasser officiating. Interment will be in the Osage Cemetery. Following services there will be a lunch and time to greet the family.

Lois was born August 6, 1922, in St. Ansgar, the daughter of Joseph and Leona (Miller) Dean. She graduated from Osage High School in 1940.  Lois married Gordon Haugen On June 5, 1941, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Osage. She was employed by Iowa Social Services.  Lois was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mercy Circle and the church choir.  She was an avid quilter and enjoyed stitchery.  After retirement she continued to operate “Frame Up” framing business with her husband Gordon, until his death in 1992.

Lois is survived byher daughters, Meri Jo (Bill) Lonergan of Austin, Minnesota, Coralie (Arnold) Nomann of Viroqua, Wisconsin, and Ann Nelson of La Crosse, Wisconsin; eleven grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Hartwig of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and formerly of Osage; brother, Richard (Mary Lou) Dean of Osage.

She was preceded in death byher parents; her husband, Gordon in 1992; and a son-in-law, Alan Nelson.

Champion – Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage, (641)732-3706.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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