Rev. Lloyd George Haupt, 89, St. Cloud
May 26, 1926 - September 25, 2015
Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:30PM Thursday October 1, 2015 at the Church of St. Paul in St. Cloud for Reverend Lloyd Haupt who died Friday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. The Most Reverend Donald Kettler will preside. Inurnment will be at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud. Visitation will be from 4-8PM Wednesday and from 11AM-12:30 on Thursday at the Church of St. Paul in St. Cloud. There will be a Vigil Service at 7PM on Wednesday evening. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud.
Reverend Lloyd George Haupt was born on May 26, 1926, in Avon, MN. He was the son of Oscar and Marcella Keppers Haupt. Father Haupt was a graduate of Avon Public School, Avon, MN; Technical High School, Saint Cloud, MN, and Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN. He received his seminary training at Saint Thomas Seminary, Denver, CO, and at Saint John’s Seminary, Collegeville, MN. Father Haupt was ordained by The Most Reverend Peter W. Bartholome at the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Saint Cloud, MN, on May 1, 1954. He celebrated his First Mass at the Church of Saint Benedict, Avon, MN, on May 2, 1954.
Father Haupt served in the following pastoral assignments: associate pastor, St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Cloud, August 1954–June 1958; pastor, St. Patrick’s Church, Minden, June 1958–March 1962; St. Andrew’s Church, Elk River, June 1969–July 1981; St. Paul’s Church, St. Cloud, July 1981–July 1994. Father Haupt retired July 6, 1994.
Father Haupt served as Director of the Saint Cloud Bookshop and Diocesan Director of Cemeteries, June 1958–June 1969. He was Superintendent of the Saint Cloud Children’s Home, March 1962–June 1969. He also served as Dean of the Princeton Deanery from 1979–1981, and the Saint Cloud Deanery in 1989. Father Haupt was a member of College of Consultors from 1987–1992, and 1998–2002, served as Director for Retired Priests from 1994–2002 and Director of Continuing Education for Clergy from 1998–2002.
Father Haupt served in the United States Navy from 1944-1946.
Father Haupt was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Marcella, and by his sisters, Connie and Renee, and his brother, Wayne.
Memorials are preferred to Quiet Oaks Hospice House.