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Gust LeRoy Haugen

May 31, 1926 - January 28, 2013
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Gust Leroy Haugen passed away on January 28, 2013 at the age of 86. He died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA from Alzheimer's with complications due to pneumonia. He was born in Virginia, MN on May 31, 1926. After attending Roosevelt High School, he enlisted in the service. During his 20 years in the military he served in the Navy, Air Force, and retired from the Army. He attained and received his undergraduate degree in History from Walla Walla University. Following his graduation he helped form and then coach the Walla Walla Warriors Hockey Team. He was also active in USA Hockey serving as District Registrar for a...
Gust Leroy Haugen passed away on January 28, 2013 at the age of 86. He died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA from Alzheimer's with complications due to pneumonia. He was born in Virginia, MN on May 31, 1926. After attending Roosevelt High School, he enlisted in the service. During his 20 years in the military he served in the Navy, Air Force, and retired from the Army. He attained and received his undergraduate degree in History from Walla Walla University. Following his graduation he helped form and then coach the Walla Walla Warriors Hockey Team. He was also active in USA Hockey serving as District Registrar for a number of years. He is survived by his wife Vesta of 64 years, his children Linda Schultz, Mike Haugen, Susan Velasquez, Patrick Haugen, and their spouses along with 9 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren; and his sister Anna Mae Dlouhy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gust's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 910 W. 5th Ave, Suite 256, Spokane, WA 99204.

"Dear Vesta and your family, We are so sorry to have learned of your loss,someone you loved so very much. We have many fond memories together. God is with..." Paul and Dolores McKinnon (Kennewick, WA)

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