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Visitation

First Lutheran Church of Glenville
Friday March 11th, 2016
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Memorial Service

Hartland Evangelical Lutheran Church
Saturday March 12th, 2016
11:00am

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Myron Lyle Houg

Memorial service for Myron “Mike” Lyle Houg, age 80 of Glenville will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Glenville.  Rev. Daphne Hamborg will officiate.  Interment will be at First Lutheran Cemetery in Glenville at a later date.  Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service to the church.  Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com
Mike died Thursday, March 3, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Community after battling Alzheimer’s Disease for five years.
Myron “Mike” Lyle Houg was born April 5, 1935 at Naeve Hospital in Albert Lea, the son of Merton Prescott and Lila Marguerite (Towne) Houg.  Mike grew up north of Glenville on the Houg home farm.  He attended school in Glenville and graduated from Albert Lea High School.  On July 14, 1956 Mike was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Jensen at First Lutheran Church in Glenville.  Mike farmed until his retirement in 2007.  He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Glenville, Mid-America Dairymen, DHIA and Midwest Results.  Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling and playing cards at the Glenville Senior Citizens Club.  Most of all he enjoyed time with family and friends.  
Survivors include his wife Shirley; 4 children Connie Houg, Sally (Tim) Houg-Massaro, Judy (Paul) Johns and Johny (Kristin) Houg; grandchildren Carissa and Alexander Massaro, Jeremie Houg, Jessica, Anthony, Bethany, and Kristina Johns, John Dale, Molly, Maverick and Elizabeth Houg; great-grandson Hunter Houg; brothers Harold (Nancy) Houg and Herb (Pat) Houg; sister-in-law Janice Houg; god-daughters Susan Haycraft, Lisa (Sharpe) Ward and Jamie Jensen and many nieces and nephews.  
Mike was preceded in death by his parents and brother Kenneth Houg.      

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Guestbook

We want to send our warmest hugs for comfort in this time of grief as we say goodbye to Mike and try to find joy in celebrating the fact that he is with our Heavenly Father.  I know you will miss him dearly.  We are always here for you as we are family.  
"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all... So let us fix our eyes on what is unseen." - 2 Corinthians 4: 17-18

Andy, Rebecca, Collin & Henry Houg Mar 11 2016 12:00 AM

Shirley and family, my sympathy and prayers to all of you. Mike was a good man. He was blessed to have had your loving care.

Sharon (Lang) Nelson Mar 9 2016 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear this news. I had a lot of fun memories  that came flooding back remembering the many many hours of riding horse over and spending time at your farm. You have my heart felt sympathy. Love to your family Joan Grove

Joan (Olson) Grove Mar 7 2016 12:00 AM

Our prayers and sympathies to Shirley and her families.  He is the nicest neighbor we ever had.  He did like his ice cream.  He took such good care of his milking cows.  The farm was always in a neat order.  We loved watching the cows in the pasture.
Respecfully, Dale & Donna Falksen
Debra &  John French & Carissa & Nathan
Kristin Knoke, Jonathan, Jordan, Matthew, Andrew, Rachel & Samantha

Dale & Donna Falksen & Families Mar 6 2016 12:00 AM

To Shirley, Connie, Sally, Johnny and all families,
My sincere condolences from Kent and I...you will be in our prayers. I will never forget his need for a bowl of ice cream every night...you could always tell when he was calling it a day...such a sweet man...

Barb Nelson Mar 4 2016 12:00 AM