Neil T. Haugen
Neil T. Haugen, 68, rural Northwood, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 13, at Silver Lake Lutheran Church, Northwood, with Pastor Randy Baldwin officiating.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday evening, Sept. 12, at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 9Lake Mills, and again one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place at Silver Lutheran Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by Emmons Louis/Tveite Post #317 and Northwood VFW Post #6779. Family suggest that memorials be made to Silver Lake Lutheran Cemetery.
Neil Haugen was born to Marlys (Langerud) and Truman Haugen on May 2, 1951 in Forest City.
He was baptized and confirmed at West Prairie Lutheran Church, Leland.
Neil married Donna Reyerson at Silver Lake Lutheran Church, Northwood, in 1971.
He enlisted in the Air Force for three years. He also was in National Guard which led him to being deployed to the Desert Storm Theatre, and a tour in Korea. He retired after 23 years in the National Guard.
Neil drove semi truck for several years working for several different companies. He also worked at Winnebago industries for many years, retiring a few years ago.
Neil loved the outdoors, having a passion for hunting and firearms. He participated on trap shooting teams for several years, in Ventura, and Austin, Minn.
He enjoyed being a member of the American Legion and the VFW.
Neil loved being with the family, his four grandchildren, and his pets, Gunner and Monster.
Left to honor his memory are his wife, Donna; son, Jacob and wife, Melissa; grandchildren: Xander, Katelyn, Shyla, and Leah; brother, Kim Haugen; and sister, Holly, and brother-in-law, John Adams; along with several nieces and nephews and friends.
Neil was preceded in death by his parents.