Bertrin Lewis Hauge, 94 of Lake Mills, IA, died Monday, October 14, 2013, at the Lake Mills Care Center.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Winnebago Lutheran Church, rural Lake Mills, with Pastor Bill Peters officiating.
Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 902 East Main Street, in Lake Mills, and then again one hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial will be at Winnebago Lutheran Cemetery with military rites performed by Leland VFW Post #6161.
Family request memorials be given to Winnebago County Food Bank and the Winnebago Lutheran Church.
Bertrin “Bert” Lewis Hauge was born on February 20, 1919, in rural Leland, Iowa, to parents Carl and Bertina (Haugland) Hauge. He attended country school.
Bert was inducted into the United States Army in 1942, serving in the Aleutian Islands and Europe during WWII. He was honorably discharged in 1945.
On March 27, 1942, Bert was united in marriage with Marcella R. Larson at Winnebago Lutheran Church. The couple farmed and raised horses in addition growing a large vegetable garden each year.
Bert was an active member of Winnebago Lutheran Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir and sharing fellowship through the couples club.
Survivors include his two children Jean (Steven) Klunder of Allison, Iowa, and David (Roxanne) Hauge of Grimes, Iowa; three grandsons, Andrew (Annie) Hauge, Matthew Hauge, and Casey (fiancée Kayla Humpal) Klunder; a sister, Irene Eide of Leland, Iowa; a brother Arnold (Helen) Hauge of Fertile, Iowa; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bert was preceded in death by his parents; wife Marcella; two brothers Abel and Byron; and two sisters Julia and Bea.