Idaho County Free Press
Thursday, June 1, 1967
FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN PORTLAND
MRS. HELENA D. HAUGER, 91, a Portland resident for the past 20 years, died in a
Beaverton nursing home early Friday morning following an illness of the past 14
Local funeral services were held Saturday, May 27, in the Glaske chapel of
Fuiten-Friesen Mortuary in Beaverton.
Her pastor, the Rev. Theodore Taylor, of the Trinity Lutheran Church of
Portland, officiated, with Mrs. Lucille Bunnell, the organist.
Concluding services were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church,
Grangeville, Idaho, with the pastor Rev. Earl Hering officiating. Interment will
follow in Prairie View Cemetery.
HELENA DOROTHEA VONBERGE was born June 18, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois, the
daughter of John and Sophie VonBerge. the family came west and settled in
Grangeville when she was nine years old, and she lived there until coming to
Oregon in 1937.
She was united in marriage to Edward Hauger in Grangeville in 1896 and he
preceded her in death in 1931.
Mrs. Hauger was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Portland and was active
in the Ladies Aid Society there.
Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Walter (Della) Basinger, Edmonds, Washington; two
sons, Richard H. Hauger, Sr., Fenn, and Fred Hauger, Aloha, Oregon; one sister,
Miss Addie VonBerge, also of Fenn; 13 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
Another daughter, Mrs. Teresa Painter, preceded her mother in death.