Sharon Haugen passed from this life on March 25, 2023, at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins, MN, at the age of 87.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson. Pastor Herbert Rotunda will officiate, and burial will be in Dawson Cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers or other donations, please send a gift to either the Johnson Memorial Home Care Center in Dawson, MN, or Hilltop Care Center in Watkins, MN. Thank you for your kind thoughts!
Arrangements are with Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson. www.andersontebeest.com
Sharon Kay Haugen was born on March 14, 1936, to Roy and Dorothy (Sherburne) Fudge of rural Madison, MN. She grew up on the family farm with four sisters and a brother. Sharon graduated from Madison High School and Macalester College with a degree in education. The Fudges were members of the United Church of Christ in Madison, where Sharon met Robert Field, an intern pastor at the UCC. They were married on July 29, 1956. Four children were born to the union, three girls and one boy. The couple served congregations in Ellsworth, MN; Waubay, SD; Perham, MN; and Mountain Lake, MN. Robert passed away on March 13, 1976, while the family lived in Pipestone, MN. Sharon moved to Dawson, MN, where she owned and operated the Corner Coffee Shop in partnership with her best friend, Florence Gebur. Later, she worked at the Johnson Memorial Home in the Dietary Department. While in Dawson, she met Sidney Haugen, an employee of AGP, and they were married on November 23, 1979. Sidney passed away on October 30, 2016. Sharon dearly loved spending time with her family, hosting birthdays and holidays, and delighting her loved ones with delicious cooking and baking. She was an avid reader and enjoyed singing in the choir of the First Presbyterian Church in Dawson, where she was a member.
Preceding Sharon in death were her parents; her husbands, Robert and Sidney; two sisters, Lorna and Mavis; and her brother, Rodney.
Sharon is survived by her sister, Marilyn (Fudge) Fuerstenau, her sister-in-law Priscilla (Field) Jorve, and her four children: Chad (Sarah) Field of Eden Valley, MN; Stacey (Richard) Nemanic of Ketchikan, AK: Heidi (Tom) Knox of Minnetrista, MN; and Jill (Doug) Nelson of Madison, MN. She leaves behind a legacy of twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.