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Joseph Haddy

May 12, 1941 — January 12, 2018

Joseph L. Haddy, age 76, of Willmar, died Friday morning, January 12, at Bethesda Grand Nursing Home in Willmar.

A visitation for Joseph will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, January 19, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.

Joseph Lee Haddy was born May 12, 1941, in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the son of Joseph and Edna (Harrington) Haddy. He grew up and received his education in the Albert Lea and Conger area. In 1963, joined the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was honorable discharged in 1967. Joseph married Lorraine Bauman and they lived in Lakeville and Owatonna before moving to Willmar in 1976. Joseph worked as a field technician for Northern Natural Gas for over 30 years. He retired in 2003 and continued to work as a consultant for a few years.

Joseph was a member of Finstad-Week VFW Post #1639 in Willmar. He was a Boy Scout leader for Troop #565 and continued to be involved in various mentoring an leadership roles in the Boy Scout organization for over 35 years. During his retirement, Joseph was an avid walker and also enjoyed attending his grandkids activities.

He is survived by two sons: Dean (and Casey) Haddy of Farmington and Randy (and Cheryl) Haddy of Sauk Rapids; four grandchildren: Meghan, Lucas, Belle and Ethan; one brother: David (and Margie) Haddy of Rochester; one sister: Alberta (and Robert) Bauman of Rochester; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Earl Harrington.

Cemetery Details

Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55450-1199

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