January 7, 1923 - November 1, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Severin P. “Sev” Haus, age 93 of St. Cloud who passed away with family by his side on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. Reverend Anthony Oelrich will officiate. Burial will take place in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the Church. Parish prayers will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Sev was born on January 7, 1923 in St. Martin, Minnesota to Henry and Anna (Klehr) Haus. He married Lorraine Kruchten on September 23, 1943 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Marty (They were married for 72 years). Sev worked as a truck driver and farmed the majority of his life. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and was involved as an usher and volunteered for years at the church breakfasts.

Sev enjoyed gardening, growing large pumpkins, making rosaries, playing cards. He was a man of strong faith. He especially treasured the time spent with his family.

He is survived by his children: El (Therese) of St. Cloud, Don (Judy) of Clear Lake, Elaine (Duane) Schultz of Sauk Rapids, Mary (Jay) Wakeman of St. Cloud, Mike (Cindy) of Prior Lake, Rick (Joan) of St. Cloud, Amy (Gary) Schleicher of St. Joseph; daughter-in-law, Nettie; grandchildren: Lori (Ed), Karla (Jeff), Terry (Buff), Deanna (Mike), Darren (Angie), Danielle (Brad), Jeff (Brenda), Jodi (Kurt), Dan (Sheri), Eric (Cynthia), Ryan (Angela), Derek (Kristina), Amber, Brett, Jessica, Brandon, Travis, Kirsten, Adam; 22 great-grandchildren; brothers, Cyril (Marion) Haus, Elmer (Delores) Haus both of Pearl Lake; and many nieces and nephews.

Sev was preceded in death by his parents; wife in January 2016; son, Jerome; sisters and brothers, Adella Salzer, Virgil, Alvin, Eldred and Irene Garding.

A Special Thank You to the Staff of Benedict Court assisted living for all the care given to Sev during his stay.