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Eileen M. Haugen

Eileen M. Haugen

Eileen M. Haugen, 80, of Grand Forks, ND and formerly of Dickinson, ND passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks.

Eileen Marie Sykora was born the oldest of three children on May 9, 1937 in Dickinson, ND the daughter of George and Veronica (Binstock) Sykora. Eileen married Lars Haugen on August 13, 1973 in Grand Forks. Following their marriage, they moved to Mayville, ND. Lars preceded her in death on December 10, 1983. Following his death, Eileen moved to Grand Forks and resided here until her death. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crafts and putting together puzzles. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and volunteered at the Grand Forks Senior Citizen Center. The family of Eileen would like to thank the staff at Valley Eldercare Center for their wonderful care of their sister.

She is survived by her sister, Geraldine (Ervin) Metz, Bismarck, ND and her brother, George (Linda) Sykora, Dickinson, ND.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lars.

In lieu of flowers and cards, the family requests that memorial be given to Valley Eldercare Center, 2900 14th Avenue South, Grand Forks, ND 58201.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Holy Family Catholic Church, Grand Forks, ND.

Visitation: One hour prior to the liturgy in the church on Saturday.

Burial: 1:00 p.m. Saturday in Aurdal Cemetery Portland, ND.

The online memorial registry may be signed at

(The Historic Norman Funeral Home, Grand Forks, ND)