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St. Michael Historic Catholic Church
Jan. 10, 2011
10:00 a.m.

Visitation Information

Leona Elizabeth Haus 92 of St. Michael, Minnesota passed away Friday, January 7, 2011, at her home in St. Michael, in the same room in which she was born.

Leona Elizabeth Haus was born August 18, 1918 in St. Michael, Minnesota to Ignatious and Elizabeth (Lehn) Hartmann. Leona was baptized, received her first communion and confirmed; all at St. Michael Catholic Church. She attended St. Michael Parochial School. She was united in marriage to Francis Raymond Haus on January 17, 1946. To this union nine children were born. The family settled on the Hartmann homestead in St. Michael where Leona lived her entire life. She loved music, playing the harmonica and guitar in her family band which played at barn dances and home parties. She also sang in the church choir. Leona was a master gardener and was a lifelong member of St. Michael Catholic Church and Christian Mothers.

Leona is survived by her children; Elizabeth (Arvid) Wendt of Lake Norden, South Dakota, Eileen (Dale) Kuchenmeister of St. Michael, Minnesota, Rosemary (Maurice) Carlin of Silver Creek, Minnesota, Susan (Richard) White of Zimmerman, Minnesota, Darlene Haus of St. Michael, Minnesota, Robert (Diane) Haus of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Linda Haus of St. Michael, Minnesota, and Thomas (Karen) Haus of Glenwood, Minnesota. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ignatious and Elizabeth Hartmann, husband Francis, son James, and siblings Walter, Rudolph, Robert, Martin, Mary, and Frank.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael “Historic” Catholic Church in St. Michael with Fr. Nathaniel Meyers celebrant. Visitation will be Sunday from 4pm until 8pm with a prayer service at 7pm all held at St. Michael “Historic” Catholic Church. Interment will be in the St. Michael Cemetery.

Casket Bearers are her grandchildren; Bruce Kuchenmeister, Sonny Thompson, Eric White, Travis White, Kelly Bequeath, Ryan Haus, Jesse Haus, Maryrose White, Shannon Carlin, Katie Haus, Emily Haus, Anna Haus, and Jarrod Haus.

The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael – Albertville assisted the family with arrangements.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Paula Haus LaVoi

    To the family- We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a beautiful person, so caring and kind, and always found the good in everyone and everything. Our thoughts, prayers, and love go out to all of you.

  2. nona & don  hansen

    So sorry to hear of Leonas’ passing. She was an all time favorite person of mine. A real sweetheart, who put her family above all. Leona was quick witted, talented, and loved nature. Family, you were so blessed to have her in your lives for so long.
    Nona & Don

  3. John Gangl

    Thank you, Leona, for your wonderful gifts of love, friendship, sweet melodies and a great family. We will always keep you in our hearts.
    John and Barb Gangl.

  4. James & Pam Carlin

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.

  5. Ruth Ann (Becker) Wochnick

    May your hearts be filled with treasured moments of your dear mother.

  6. adriana wolf

    Our most sincere condolences to all the family from the bottom of our heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with every one of you.
    Dale, Adriana, Tommy, Alex.
    (The Wolf family)


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