Larry's Live Streamed Celebration of Life Service can be viewed below starting at 1:45 PM on Friday:
Larry D. Haugen, 79, Dilworth, MN formerly Moorhead, MN passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 at his home with his loving wife by his side. Larry was born August 13, 1942 in Thief River Falls, MN to Conrad and Corinne (Thompson) Haugen. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, MN in 1960. Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving from 1960-1963. He lived in both Thief River Falls and Trinidad before moving to Minneapolis, MN where he was a store manager for the Singer Corporation. He moved back to Thief River Falls where he worked for Old Peoria Wine and Spirits before opening The Club (Eatery, Billiards, and Arcade) and Catering Plus. He married Marie Hvidsten on April 18, 1986 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls, MN. They made their home in Thief River Falls before moving to Moorhead in 2002. Spending time with family, children, and grandchildren brought him the most joy. He loved children, and spending time with them, especially during his favorite holidays and the week of Gramma Camp. He loved time at the lake, watching the wildlife at their home on the Red River, and wood carving. He was proud of his Norwegian heritage, a wine connoisseur, loved card games and shooting a game of pool. He had a quick-witted sense of humor and had the gift of always making people laugh. He was an avid reader, storyteller, and a published author of two books. Larry was a fantastic cook and loved hosting family gatherings, both big and small. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marie, Dilworth, MN; children, Teri (Carl) Olsefsky, California, Tara (Thomas) Anderson, Prior Lake, MN, Trevor (Sarah) Haugen, West Fargo, ND, Chris (fiancé Steph Haan) Roadfeldt, Plymouth, MN, Alicia Roadfeldt, Moorhead, MN; 12 grandchildren, Tory Bang, Tamara (Nick) Price, Tina Abbene, Tristan Abbene, Carisa (Austen) Browne, Vinny Anderson, Kyler Haugen, Alex Haugen, Ethan Roadfeldt, Carter Roadfeldt, Andrew Haan, Megan Haan; 6 great-grandchildren and brother, Glen (Ann) Haugen, Thief River Falls, MN and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister, brothers, Ronnie Haugen, Dick Haugen, and Dennis “Bucky” Haugen. Celebration of Larry’s Life: 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 29, 2021 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M. Interment: Fargo National Cemetery. Larry's Video Tribute can be viewed below:

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  1. I am happy I was able to spend time talking to Larry and Marie at Sara and Hunters wedding recently and at my home the following day.
    I truly believe you had one heck of a welcoming party at those pearly gates.
    I will treasure all the stories you told and all those fun Haugen Reunions with all the Haugen boys.
    My deepest sympathies to Marie and families.❤️🇳🇴

  2. I will always have so many good memories of Larry. As my salesman of wine at Lons, he would be mortified with how I pronounced the wines!! He was a fun person to be around. Marie, I’m so happy you came into Larry’s life. I know how you feel now, Archie has been gone nearly 4 years. It does get better but how hard it is. Thinking about you.

  3. Ron and I want to extend our deepest condolences to you Marie and to your Family! Larry was such a fun loving one of a kind character … he will be missed by so many!

  4. Marie and Family,
    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Larry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The video shows what a family man Larry was and how he has left some great memories for his children, grandchildren and family. Marie remember all your good times with Larry to help you in the days ahead.
    Take care.

  5. i am sorry for your loss Merie. you guys are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry was a remarkable person and our world will be a little sadder for awhile.

  6. Marie – My heart breaks for your heart break. It’s easy to see the love in every picture. You are in my prayers.

  7. Our deepest sympathy to Marie and the rest of Larry’s family.We had so many fun times together,playing cards,fishing trips,hunting camp and just visiting that Larry was the best at doing.We will always cherish our memories of Larry and miss him greatly

  8. Dearest Marie,
    As a friend in your IAPAL family, my heart aches for you and yours. You were dearly missed this month, and rightly so. What a loss you are enduring! May the passing of time fill that void with cherished memories and the love of children and grandchildren.
    You are in my heart and prayers,
    Megan

  9. I was able to watch the Memorial Service for Uncle Larry today, and it was typical of Larry- Great stories, Great Friends, and the Great Family that he Loves so Much! I especially liked the Songs that were Chosen: 🎶 Pretty Woman, Love Me Tender, and especially the last song: Lord, it’s Hard to Be Humble. . . 🎶 That made me Laugh😊 I’m sure Larry will be missed greatly by those left behind- but be Assured that He is in Heaven now- running around with my Dad & Bucky & Ronnie- and i’m sure the First thing he did after he entered the Pearly Gates, was to play multiple card games with Grandma ❤

  10. My heartfelt sympathies to Marie and family.
    This is Audrey, Larry’s first cousin, our fathers being twin brothers. What a wonderful video full of great memories of a remarkable man and his family. We all have blessed to be a part of the Haugen ancestry. The jest for life and sharing it with as many people as possible. Love of God, country and family, Norwegian heritage ( Lefse in particular) and passing the positive on.
    God Bless You!
    Audrey Haugen Myers
    Frisco, Texas

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