ROZINIA “ROSIE” L. HAUGEN

AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME- MORA

Rozinia “Rosie” L. Haugen, of Mora, died on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the St. Clare Living Community. She was 99 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home.

VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1:30 pm.

INTERMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

Rozinia “Rosie” Haugen went to be with the Lord on March 27, 2017 at St. Clare’s Living Community in Mora, Minnesota. She was 99 years old.

Rozinia Lucille (Johnson) Haugen was born to Arthur and Emma Johnson on December 18, 1917 at home near Red Top Minnesota in Aitken County. She lived there with her parents, sister Helen and brother Raymond until 1922. Her family then moved to Detroit Michigan where her father was employed in the auto industry. She finished her schooling in Detroit graduating from the 8th grade in 1931. She returned to Minnesota at that time to help care for her elderly grandparents (Jonas and Anna Elvendahl) in Dalbo, Minnesota.

Rosie met Roy E. Haugen around this time and they were united in marriage July 27, 1935. They were blessed with one child, Patricia. They made their home on Roy’s home farm in Knife Lake Township until 1941 when Roy was drafted during WW II. Rosie and Patricia moved to Detroit Michigan at this time to live near Arthur and Emma Johnson while Roy was overseas serving his country. Rosie, Roy and Patricia returned to the farm after the war to resume farming and tending the land.

Rosie worked at Mora High School for many years until retiring; she made sure everyone had their vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K.

Rosie was a devoted Christian who read her Bible every day and was a member of Hillman Baptist Church. There she taught Sunday school and Bible school during her earlier years.

Rosie loved her family very much; she had kind words for everyone. Rosie was a “Grama” to many people and neighborhood kids.

Rosie loved to cook and bake for her family making chicken dumpling soup, Carmel rolls, sugar cookies and most of all her chocolate chip cookies as signature specialties. We will forever miss her hugs, bright smile and sense of humor.

Love you Mom, Grama, Great Grama, Great-Great Grama, Aunt and Friend.

Rosie is survived by her daughter Patricia (Vernon) Lovaas of Mora; grandchildren, Keith (Karen) Lovaas of Brooklyn Center, and Diane (Robert) Odencrans of Mora; great grandchildren, Andrew (Robyn) Odencrans of Mora; Adam (Nikki) Lovaas of Roseville, Kristina (Angel) Sosa of St. Paul and Michael (Mandy) Odencrans of Ogilvie; great-great grandchildren, Spencer Odencrans, Aydan Odencrans, Anabele Odencrans, Cooper Odencrans, Scarlet Sosa and Oscar Lovaas.

Rosie is preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Emma (Elvendahl) Johnson , husband Roy E. Haugen, sister Helen (Johnson) Lind, brother Raymond Johnson, niece Renee (Lind) Kadlec and nephew Deward Mattson.

7 guestbook entries for ROZINIA “ROSIE” L. HAUGEN

  1. Rhonda Olson March 28, 2017 at 8:33 pm #

    Diane, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember coming up on the hill with my Dad to visit Roy and Rosie. Rosie was a beautiful lady inside and out. She is the last of my childhood neighborhood, Tom and I will miss her so.

  2. Mary and Greg Pearson March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm #

    Lovely, warm, smiley, sweet, Rosie. A crucial part of our formative years going through lunch lines! And beyond that it was a pleasure to know her as a lovable, kind friend. Remembered and loved! Prayers for the family. Mary and Greg Pearson

  3. Barbara (Telander) Hansen March 30, 2017 at 3:13 pm #

    I remember the same walking over to Roy and Rosie’s home with mom. She was always such a kind and loving person. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with family.

  4. Karenbenz March 31, 2017 at 2:24 pm #

    I loved Rosie and her family very much. We used to play on the hill, everyone on top of each other. Rosie was a wonderful gal, always smiling and we all got along well. When I visited her across the hall a couple of weeks ago, I really think she knew me. She looked at me with those big brown eyes, smiled and squeezed my hand, then went back to sleep. I will miss her very much. With much love, sincerely Ruth Johnson Bassett (99 in May)

  5. Abe Sweeney April 1, 2017 at 9:55 am #

    We lost and heaven gained. My best memories are her chocolate chip cookies and sitting at the table playing four handed pinochle. ‘Never saw her without a smile.

  6. Janice April 1, 2017 at 9:02 pm #

    Rosie was a wise, kind, beautiful woman with enough love for us all. She was my aunt who I loved so much as well as my friend. She showed God’s love to us.

  7. Nancy P April 2, 2017 at 7:07 pm #

    I am so sorry to hear this news about Grandma Rosie. She was a dear lady who loved all that were around here. I was so blessed to get to know her thru Karen and I have to thank Karen for introducing Grandma Rosie to me. She was a Blessing to all. God bless her entire family. I have you all in my prayers during this difficult time.

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