Howard L Hauer, age 72 of Eden Prairie, died unexpectedly December 19, 2022 at Minneapolis Veterans Hospital with his family at his side. He battled cancer for several years. A memorial Mass will be held on January 20 at St. Hubert Catholic Community, 8201 Main St, Chanhassen. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. and Mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Fort Snelling at a later date.
Howard was born October 26,1950 to Florian and Irene Hauer in New Prague, MN. He graduated from Montgomery High School and enrolled with the U.S. Navy on April 1, 1969. After the war, he married Urbana Vicky Hauer on October 19, 1973 at Union Hill, MN and they settled in Minnetonka and later moved to Eden Prairie. They celebrated 49 years of marriage.
Howard is survived by his wife Vicky; Sons: Randy (Lauren) Hauer and children Maximus and Zulei, and James Hauer; Siblings: Tony (Pat) Hauer, Mary Boyd, Nancy (Dave) Webb, Barb Hauer, John Hauer and Steve Hauer; Siblings-in-law: Julie Masong, Fernando Masong, Virginia Masong, and Engracia Masong; and many nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his son Ricky, parents, and his parents-in-law.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to your favorite nonprofit organization.
Huber Funeral & Cremation Services
Eden Prairie Chapel 952-949-4970