Janella Lynn Hausauer, 68, of Halliday passed away peacefully on December 5, 2020 after a long struggle with Lewy Body Disease. Private family services will be held.
Janella was born on June 10, 1952 in Hazen, ND. She was one of two daughters to Melwon and Ella (Weil) Huber. Janella was raised and educated in Beulah, ND and graduated from Beulah High School in 1970. On June 13, 1970 she married her loving husband and childhood sweetheart, James Hausauer at Concordia Lutheran Church in Beulah, ND.
Together with her husband they began ranching in Beulah. They moved to a farm north of Halliday in 1980. Along with farming, Janella worked at the ASCS office prior to moving to the courthouse where she worked two years as a Sheriff’s Deputy and 16 years as a Deputy Clerk of Court. While working at the courthouse, Janella raised 4 sons, kept up with the duties involved with the running of Halliday Custom Meats and J & J Grocery along with various farming and ranching duties. In 2007 she was diagnosed with Lewy Body Disease and entered Knife River Care Center on May 6, 2014.
Janella had a love for life and her family. She took the greatest pride in being a wife, mother and grandmother. She loved music, dancing and family get togethers. She enjoyed being outdoors and taking walks. Janella loved going to concerts and going to the casino with her husband. Her smile and personality were warm and welcoming and would light up any room that she walked into. She was a trusted confidant and a wonderful friend. She would always go the extra mile to help anyone in need.
Janella is survived by her husband of 50 years, James of Halliday. Her sister, Melvia (Don) Renner, Bismarck, ND. Janella is survived by her 4 sons, Jason (Kathy) Hausauer of Benson, MN. Their daughter Mia England of Fargo and great grandson Nicholas Lanz also of Fargo. Jeremy (Lori) Hausauer, Halliday, ND. Their children Zachary Hausauer of Omaha, NE and Savannah (William) Wolf of Halliday, ND and their daughter, Faith Paul and are expecting Janella’s second great-grandson in January of 2021. Justin (Jennifer) Hausauer of Halliday, ND and their children Hunter, Holden, Hadley, Harper and Hayden. Jorden (Elsabe) of Halliday, ND and their children Kenzley, Colten and Carmia.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her father-in-law, Reinhold Hausauer.
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.
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