Roger Dean Hauge, 63, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center in Racine, WI.
Roger was born in Howard on Jan. 31, 1946 to the late George and Agnes (nee: Dale) Hauge. While attending University of South Dakota, he met the love of his life, Jeanette L. (nee: Jepsen). They were married on Sept. 23, 1967 at the Danish Lutheran Church in Gayville, before moving to Racine. Shortly after, Roger was drafted into the United States Army to serve his country in the Vietnam War. Roger was a member of Belleview Lutheran Church in Howard and Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Racine.
Surviving are his loving wife, Jeanette; daughter, Angie (Ronnie) Bowen; son, Todd Hauge; granddaughters, Breana, Savannah and Hailey Bowen; sister, Ardis (Eldon) Sneesby; brother, George (Sharon) Hauge; mother-in-law, Darlene Jepsen; sisters-in-law, Diane (Luvern) Sorensen, Joan (Ron) Hout and Cheryl Peterson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his brother, Merle Hauge.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 in Racine. Interment was in Belleview Cemetery in Howard on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Racine, WI, was in charge of arrangements.