Clarence Wilfred Haeusler

February 11, 1928 – December 28, 2018

Clarence Wilfred Haeusler of St. Mary’s Villa, Humboldt, SK, (and formerly of Lake Lenore, SK), passed away at Humboldt District Hospital on Friday, December 28, 2018. He was 90 years of age. Clarence was born to Martin and Josephine (nee Strueby) Haeusler on February 11, 1928, in Humboldt. On October 21, 1952, Clarence married Frances Korte. Clarence was an avid hunter throughout his life, played hockey in his younger years and enjoyed playing slow pitch in his later years, until into his 70s. He farmed for the greater part of his working life and also drove road grader for the RM of Lake Lenore. Clarence loved to tinker in his shop and spent many hours creating all sorts of things; he was especially passionate about odd and unusual bicycles, as he was very mechanically inclined. He built band saws, garden carts, flowers, lamps and decorations, as well as numerous homemade light displays for Christmas. He also enjoyed birdwatching and collecting rocks, which he would use to add to his creations. Clarence loved telling jokes and teasing, especially so to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In 2012 he suffered a stroke which led him to move from Lake Lenore to St Mary’s Villa in Humboldt. Left to cherish memories of Clarence are five children, 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild: daughter-in-law, Debbie Burtney (James †) and family, Melissa Haeusler (Reagan [Kashdin], Emma-Lyn, and Ethan), and Benjamin (Amanda) Haeusler; daughter, Bonnie Chamney and family, Sarah Chamney, Elizabeth Chamney, and Kaleb Chamney; son, Ryan (Linda) Haeusler and family, Derek (Lisa) Haeusler [Danica, and Lincoln], Kristen (Chris) O’Neill [Madison, McKenna, and Keyden], Jason Haeusler [Alex, Tyra, Shaynell, and Jasmin], and Kelli Haeusler; son, Perry (Kathy) Haeusler; daughter, Roxanne (Brian) Schemenauer and family, Chelsea Schemenauer (Dave Christensen) [Anna and Julie], Laura (Lyndon) Mongovius [Sierra], and Emily (Jeremy) Britz; and son, Randy (Donna) Haeusler and family, Quinton (Taylor) Haeusler [Emmett], and Garrett Haeusler. Also surviving are his brothers: Marcellus Haeusler, George (Evelyn) Haeusler, and Wilfred (Della) Haeusler; sisters: Viola Lauchbaum , and Rosella (Mel) Hammell; sister-in-law, Monica Haeusler; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families. Clarence was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Fran (nee Korte) Haeusler (2004); son, Jim Haeusler (2012); parents, Martin and Josephine (nee Strueby) Haeusler; sisters: Ludvina (Allan) Cox, and Annette Haeusler; brothers: Alphonse Haeusler, Bernard (Ida) Haeusler, and Edward Haeusler; half-brother, Richard (Mary Anne) Prokosch; sister-in-law, Margaret Haeusler; and brothers-in-law: Adam Lauchbaum, and Ernest Korte. The Funeral Mass was offered at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Lake Lenore, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., celebrated by Fr. Anthony Atter. Others taking part were: Garrett Haeusler, crossbearer; Chelsea Schemenauer and Kelli Haeusler, scripture readers; Quinton Haeusler and Emily Britz, intentions; Melissa Haeusler, Laura Mongovius and Jason Haeusler, giftbearers; Bev Silzer and Marthe Forster, memorial table attendants; Randy Haeusler, eulogist; and Derek Hauesler, urnbearer. Music ministry was provided by Ben Flaman. Interment followed at St. Anthony’s R.C. Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to either the St. Anthony’s R.C. Church Fund or St. Mary’s Villa Foundation.

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Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel Humboldt, Saskatchewan

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