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Obituary: Helen Haugan

1902 ~ 2004

Helen Josephine Farr Haugan died peacefully in her sleep at her home in LaVerkin Utah on 23 October 2004, at the age of 102 years.

She was born 30 August 1902 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to Alman Orlando Farr and Louise Hansen Bertelsen Farr. She married Charles Mitchel Hansen 4 February 1920. Charles died in 1949.

Helen married John Birger Haugan of Salt Lake City on 23 June 1951. She was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by John on 11 February 1954 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. John died 14 December 1976.

Helen met Maren Durtschi in 1991 and they became fast friends. She moved to Midway, Utah to live with Maren in 1994. They moved to LaVerkin in 1997. Maren has been her dear friend and caretaker all these years.

Helen is survived by Maren; two step-daughters, Helene H. Manookin of Orem, Utah and Joy H. Fonzeno of San Leandro, California; 11 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, 59 great-great-grandchildren, and two great-great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday 29 October 2004, 11:00 a.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Viewing one hour prior to services; burial in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.