Melvin Hausauer

July 25, 1930-Oct. 9, 2020

Melvin Hausauer, 90,

Minot, ND, passed away

Friday, October 9, 2020, at

Souris Valley Care Center,

Velva, ND.

Melvin was born July

25, 1930, to Christ and

Lena (Stubert) Hausauer

in Regan, ND. There he

went to a country school

and was raised on his

parents’ farm.

Melvin was united in

marriage to Arlene Hoffer

on March 4th 1956 in

McClusky, ND. They

lived on a farm in Regan

until 1962 when they

moved to Minot, ND.

Melvin worked at Nash

Finch until 1963, when he

started working at the City

of Minot in the city shop

doing maintenance on

vehicles. He finally re-

tired in 1995.

Melvin was a member

of St. Paul’s Lutheran

Church, Minot, ND

He loved volunteering

at the nursing homes in

Minot where he would

take the ladies out to

dance. He had numerous

conversations with every-

one he met. He loved his

grandkids and great

grandkids very much.

Melvin is survived by

his loving wife of 64

years, Arlene; children,

Vickey (Bryan) Shaw,

Underwood, ND, Tamara

(Craig) Gillmore, Minot;

grandchildren , Lynnzi

Gillmore, Brittni Gillmore

all of Minot; Chadd

Gillmore of Burlington,

ND; great grandchildren,

Myles, Gavyn, Noah and

Addie; sisters, Lorraine

Weippert of Steele, ND

and Arlene Olson of

Wing, ND and numerous

nephews and nieces.

Melvin was preceded in

death by his parents,

Christ and Lena, brother,

Rueben, sister, Ruby and

brothers-in-law, Bill, Eu-

gene and Delbert.

Celebrating the Life of


Due to the Coronavirus

Pandemic, Funeral service

will be held Thursday,

October 15, 2020, at 10:30

am at St. Paul’s Lutheran

Church in Minot.

Burial: Sunset Memori-al Gardens, Minot, ND

Visitation: Wednesday,

Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. to 6

p.m. at Thompson-Larson

Funeral Home, Minot, ND

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