James "Glenn" HaugenOctober 1, 1923 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 93)
James Glenn Haugen formerly of Youngstown Alberta passed away peacefully on Thursday July 6, 2017 at the age of 93 years.
Glenn was born on October 1, 1923, the son of Gustav and Gunda Haugen of the Naco/Wiste area.
On May 6, 1946 he married Pearl Ethel Signer of Owlseye, Alberta and began farming in the Consort area. In 1952 they moved to Youngstown where he worked for Special Areas, as a foreman on the bridge crew. Here they raised their family of four children.
In later years he and Pearl moved to Hanna, where they enjoyed 4 years together until Pearl’s passing. At a young age Glenn made his choice to walk in Gods pathway continuing until his final day.
Glenn is survived by his three sons & one daughter. Rolland of Castor, Gayle of Castor, Lloyd of Alberta, Gilbert (Evelyn) of Hanna, Four granddaughters, Jolene, Lynn, Sherry & Lucy. Several Great grandchildren and one great great grandson. One brother Lloyd of Norway, brother in law Wallace (Ruth) Signer, Cousin Walter Fossum; Nephews Martin (Cindy), Bruce (Kathy), Lawrence (Belinda); Niece Irene as well as other family and friends.
Glenn was predeceased by his loving wife Pearl, his parents Gustav & Gunda Haugen, his brother Melvin, Alf, Chris& Arnold, his sisters Thelma and Edith and several younger siblings as well as his Nephew Morgan who passed away July 3, 2017 in Alvin, Texas at the age of 62.
A Funeral Service to honor Glenn Haugen will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Youngstown Community Hall, Youngstown, Alberta at 11:00 A.M.
Heather Caseley, Funeral Director of Coronation Funeral Home, Box 358, Coronation, Alberta T0C 1C0 was entrusted with funeral arrangements. 403-578-2928 www.coronationfuneralhome.ca