Haugen, Ruth (1923-2005)

Ruth Haugen, 82, Oslo, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 at the Kittson Memorial Nursing Home in Hallock.

Ruth Haugen was born May 6, 1923 in Bigwoods Township, Marshall County, the daughter of Carl and Selma (Wang) Haugen. She was a life long resident of the Oslo community where she attended school. Ruth worked at the Farmers Grain Elevator and Oslo Post Office and she also cooked at the Oslo School for many years. Ruth lived in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks for a short time before moving to the Kittson Memorial Nursing Home in the spring of 2005.

She was a long time member of the Bigwoods Lutheran Church. Ruth was also a member of the Oslo American Legion Auxiliary.

Ruth loved spending time with her nieces and nephews, working with flowers and tending her garden. She enjoyed driving in her car traveling to visit her many friends and neighbors.

Left to mourn her passing are her brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Ivy Haugen of Oslo, sister-in-law, Joyce Haugen of Oslo, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and special friend, Harlan G. Anderson of Alvarado.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Karen and two brothers, Joseph and Clarence.

Interred: Big Woods Cemetery

Transcribed by:  Cheryl Srnsky

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