Donald "Bill" Habein

July 22, 1939 ~ July 4, 2020 (age 80)


Donald William "Bill" Habein of Pequot Lakes passed away on July 4, 2020.  Bill was born to Elsiemae Flamm and Donald Habein on July 22, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After Bill graduated high school he joined the Navy and after the service he spent some time at Honeywell, Control Data and then moved up to Pequot lakes where he was a self employed blacksmith/machinist.

Bill was passionate about the youth and volunteered in a program between the school and church.  He had a life long love of photography. He loved collecting guns, being outdoors hunting and fishing.

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Bill is survived by his wife, Ruth Habein; sons, Luke Habein and Tim Heeren (Lynn); daughter, Elizabeth Olmstead (Craig); 9 grandchildren: Silas (Meagan), Chandra (Matthew), Megan, Joshua, Andrew, Kolbe, Brandon, Andrae and Abigail (Mark); and soon to come great grandbaby, Charlotte. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gayle Lydeen.

A memorial service will be at Kline Funeral Home in Pequot Lakes on Tuesday, July 14 at 1:30 pm. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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