PINE RIVER — James Hauge, age 82, of Pine River, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his home. He was born to Carl and Katherine Hauge on Nov. 24, 1928, in La Crosse, Wis. James served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He married Janice Tryggestad on June 15, 1957, in La Crosse. James was self-employed and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He also enjoyed playing bridge, training dogs, going for walks, and visiting friends at the coffee shop.
James is survived by his wife, Janice; children, Steven Hauge (Pamela), Sandra Delia (James), Kimberly Holen (Douglas); grandchildren, Brooklyn Hauge, Julia, Kaitlyn, James, Mathias, Marcus, Grant and Delaney Holen; and dog, Heidi.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mark; granddaughter, Kelsey; sisters, Ethel and Carol; and brother, Norman.
Services will be 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, at First Lutheran Church, Pine River, with Pastor Bonnie Lomen officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.