Loran Jerome Hauge, 84, Parshall, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in his home.
Loran was born on Aug. 20, 1928, the son of Leonard and Frieda (Hallingstad) Hauge. He was raised in the Wabek and Plaza area and graduated from Plaza High School in 1946. On Jan. 18, 1947, he entered the Army. He served until his honorable discharge on June 10, 1948, when he returned to North Dakota.
On March 25, 1950, Loran was united in marriage to Marion Geving. They made their home in Parshall, where they raised their family. Loran was a carpenter by trade and built several houses in the area. Throughout his life he worked for Boeing, Pitcher Drilling, Parshall Good Samaritan Center and Three Affiliated Tribes Housing.
Loran loved to play cards, bingo and visit with friends and acquaintances. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially cherished visits from his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Parshall, where he had served on the church council.
Loran is survived by: his wife of 62 years, Marion, of Parshall; son, John Hauge (Terri), of Bottineau; daughters, Terri Morenski (Bob), Kris Hauge and Rae Olson (Carl), all of Parshall; grandchildren, Joseph Morenski (Andrea), of Williston, Andrew McWilliams (Kayla), of Minot, Wendy Wolding and Traci Dietz, both of Bismarck, Robin Vollmer (Justin), of Surrey, Katie McWilliams (Peter), of Williston and Chad Olson (Heather), of Palermo; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Dwayne Hauge, of Billings, Mont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Loran was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Sidney "Butch" and Loran Jr.; brothers, Alvin "Bud," Dennis and Larry; and sisters, Elmae and LuElla.
Funeral: Today, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. in First Lutheran Church, Parshall.
Visitation: Was Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 2 to 7 p.m. and will continue today, from 9 a.m to noon, in Langhans Funeral Home, Parshall.
Interment: Parshall Cemetery, Parshall.
Online condolences may be shared at (www.langhansfuneralhome.com).