Warren Hauert, 85, a lifelong Kennedy, Minn., resident passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, Minn., Monday evening, Oct. 16, 2017.
Warren Waverly Hauert was born May 16, 1932 on the Hauert family farm in Jupiter Township to Fred and Ella (Olson) Hauert. He was confirmed in Teien Covenant Church and attended Enok School. Warren served in the Korean War from 1953 to 1954.
On September 28, 1957, he was united in marriage to Lois Lind in Fleming Church at McGregor, Minn. Warren and Lois lived in St. Paul for a short time before moving to Wimbleton, N.D. Warren worked for a farmer while in Wimbleton and returned to Kennedy to work on the Garfield Erlandson farm. Warren had worked for Garfield prior to entering the Army. He also worked campaigns at American Crystal Sugar Company in Drayton from 1965 to 1996. Warren and Lois loved their summers and spent them camping with family and friends. They attended the Kennedy Covenant Church.
Warren is survived by his sons, Steve (Val) Hauert, Thief River Falls, Minn., and Joey (Joy) Hauert, Kennedy; six grandchildren, Lana (Jake) Franklin, Grand Forks, N.D.; Allison Hauert, Thief River Falls, Minn.; Jessica (John) Gilchrist, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Joshua (Amy) Hauert, Bismarck, N.D.; Jeremy (Jocelyn) Hauert, Hallock and James (Courtney) Hauert, Lancaster, Minn.; four great grandchildren, Ethan and Brennon Omdahl, Lucille Franklin and Jennings Hauert.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; parents; two sisters, Ella Swanson and Elsie Schieber; two brothers, Albert Hauert and Junior Olson; and special friend, Louise Scott.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock. Interment was in East Emmaus Cemetery, rural Kennedy. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the service. Pastor Kathy Levenhagen, presiding; Erik Finney, soloist. Casket bearers were Joshua Hauert, Jeremy Hauert, James Hauert, Jake Franklin, John Gilchrist, Steve Hauert and Joey Hauert.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock, Minn., was in charge of the arrangements. www.austinfuneral chapel.com