Donald Jerome Haman, the son of Andrew (Adam P.) and Winona (Schiele) Haman was born on January 25, 1948 in Rugby, North Dakota. He died at the age of 66 years on Monday, April 21, 2014 at his home in Rugby, North Dakota.
Donald was raised on the Never Rest Ranch near Towner, North Dakota. He attended a country school in Berwick and then Towner and graduated high school from Notre Dame Academy in Willow City. He continued his education at Wahpeton State School of Science, obtaining his degree in Electrical Technology and later obtained his North Dakota Master electrical license. He was a member of State Electrical Association and Towner Rodeo Association. Donald was united in marriage to Daphne Haugstad at the First Lutheran Church in Willow City, North Dakota. After working in numerous states in the electrical field, he started his own business, D & D Electric in 1975 based out of Rugby. He was an avid lover of all children and animals; most of all, he treasured his time with his grandchildren and family.
Donald is survived by his wife, Daphne; their three children, Travis (Kat Rolland, fianc) of Mohall, Shane (Rebecca) of Summerville, SC, and April (Leo Jr.) Adam of Rugby; grandchildren, Nick, Colin and Trina Adam, Nathan, Chloe and Noah Haman, Brittany Haman, Laurice Kessler, and Kyle Lay; his siblings, Arlan (Ginny) of Fairbanks, AK, Jeanne (Gary) Feist of Bismarck, Charles (Casey) of Las Vegas, NV, Suzanne (Leland) Wanner of Dehinda, IL, Gordon (Nicki) of Towner, Nancy (George) Volk of Bismarck, Bruce of Towner, Rick (Linda) of Mohall, and Randy of Bismarck; many nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Daniel and Leonard; and his parents.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Rugby, with private burial at a later date. Pastor Dana Holter, officiating.
Visitation will be from one hour prior to the time of services at the Church on Saturday.
Organist: Barb Lee
Soloist: Rebecca Haman
Memorials in his memory may be directed to the Heart of America Medical Center Hospice program.
Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com