Clarence Palmer Haugen Jr.
July 10, 1928 ~ June 15, 2010
Clarence P. Haugen Jr., age 81, of New Hampton, Iowa passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. Clarence Palmer Haugen Jr. was born on July 10, 1928 to Clarence and Cora (Sanderson) Haugen on the family farm near New Hampton. He attended country school and later helped his father on the farm. Clarence then was employed by Rath Packing Plant in Waterloo, Iowa until he was united in marriage to Beverly Manderfield on November 25, 1954 at St. Jean Baptiste Church in Sioux City, Iowa. The couple farmed in Chickasaw County near New Hampton until 1972. Clarence was then employed by Land-O-Lakes Feeds until his retirement in 1984. He was employed part time by Stardell Farms until 2000. Clarence enjoyed attending his grandchildrens athletic events, and family gatherings. His hobbies included watching baseball, collecting toy antique tractors and cars, flower gardening, bird watching, and sightseeing trips. He was a member of Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, and New Hampton American Legion-Fae Stine Post # 38. Clarence is survived by his children, Rick (Denise) Haugen of Fredericksburg, Roger (Lynn) Haugen of Fredericksburg, Ron (Deb) Haugen of Waukee, Iowa, Deb (Marty) Schildroth of Ames, Iowa, and Denise (John) Burrett of New Hampton; one sister, Erma (Spencer) Johnson of Fredericksburg; one brother, Don (Betty) Haugen of Waterloo; Grandchildren, Derek (Kate) Haugen, Jon Haugen, Nicholas Haugen, Mitchell Haugen, Alexandria Burrett and Grace Burrett; one great-granddaughter, Kennedi Haugen; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Beverly on May 31, 1993; one sister, Doris Haugen. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the family. Cemetery: Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Fredericksburg, Iowa. Honorary casket bearers will be Carl Smith, Don Haugen, Spencer Johnson, Gilbert Rosenbaum, Mark McCumber, and John Mueterthies. Serving as casket bearers will be Clarences grandchildren, Derek Haugen, Jon Haugen, Nicholas Haugen, Mitchell Haugen, Alexandria Burrett and Grace Burrett. Military rites will be provided by New Hampton American Legion-Fae Stine Post # 38. Visitation: Visitation will be on Thursday, June 17, 2010 from 4:00-8:00pm at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton, with a 4:30 pm rosary and a 7:00 pm scriptural wake service. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Friday, June 18, 2010 at Holy Family Parish-St. Josephs Center in New Hampton with Msgr. Carl Schmitt celebrating. The Lector for the service will be Virginia Manderfield. Serving as gift bearers will be Kara and Cole Denner. Eucharistic ministers will be Carolyn Rosauer, Virginia Manderfield, and Carmelita Rosenbaum.