Wesley Haave, 84, of Fergus FallsPublished 4:01am Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated 6:14am Monday, December 30, 2013
He was born to Andrew and Martha (Harthun) Haave on March 18, 1929, at his family’s log cabin in Aastad Township. He graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1947.
On June 9, 1972, Wesley married Myrtle Shirley Johnson in Sisseton, S.D.
Wesley farmed the family farm starting from high school graduation, and continuing to 1998.
He also worked at M-R Sign Company from 1971 to 1991. He was a member of Stavanger Lutheran Church in rural Fergus Falls.
Wes will be remembered as a kind and caring person, and an excellent role model.
He enjoyed hunting, ice fishing, gardening, carpentry, building fish houses and restoring Ski-Doo snowmobiles. He was a member of the Eagles and a past member of the Fergus Falls Elks Club.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Andrew and Martha; his twin brother, Wallace; his brother, Ralph; and his sister, Sylvia.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Shirley; daughters, Mari Lynn (Steve Lee) Romslo of Fergus Falls, Tereasa (Gary) Link of Atwater, and Karen Brackin of Fergus Falls; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; his sister, Hazel Stubbs of Fergus Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Stavanger Lutheran Church, rural Fergus Falls
Clergy: Rev. Brent Juliot
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls
Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls