Thomas “Tom” L. Haga
Thomas Lars Haga was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Valley City, N.D., the son of Lars and Eleanore (Eide) Haga. He died October 10, 2012.
Tom was raised and educated in Valley City and graduated from high school there in 1955. He enlisted in the U. S. Air Force and served in several places in the continental United States as well as in Hawaii. He also served in locations overseas including France and England and two tours of duty in Vietnam. After 30 years, he retired from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant.
Tom was a life member of the Valley City Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of the Grand Forks Disabled American Veterans Andy Nomland Chapter #2, the American Legion and the Eagles.
Survivors include his son, Michael (Carolyn) Thomas Haga, Lenexa, KS; daughter, Lorri Anne Savoie, Grand Forks, ND; brother, Charles “Chuck” Haga, Grand Forks, ND; sister, Carolyn Hunt, Grand Forks, ND, and grandchildren, Molly Lynn Haga, Kylie Dawn Haga and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Marie Haga.
Tom is preceded in death by his daughter, Lynn Marie Haga, his parents and a brother, Gerald Haga.
Funeral Services were held at 2:00 PM Monday, October 15, 2012 in Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks, ND. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery of Grand Forks, ND.