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The Irish say: 

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Larry William Haws

Long-time resident of St. Cloud, Larry Haws, died in his home on March 27, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.  Larry is survived by his wife, Faith, and their four children (Kelly, Shannon, Colleen and Ryan).  He loved the St. Cloud community and dared to "dream the impossible dream"  -- to imagine life as it should be and not as it was.  He modeled a life of service to others, and taught his children and eight grandchildren the power of "pride, prayer and perspiration" through his coaching and teaching.

The Haws family would like to thank the St. Cloud Hospital Home Healthcare/Hospice program whose professionalism sustained us these last fifteen months, and for the community's many kindnesses shown as you walked with us, never left our side, and held us tightly in prayer during this difficult journey.

Memorials are preferred to the Central Minnesota Community Foundation for the Larry Haws Family Fund that is being established in Larry's name:

101 South - 7th Avenue

St. Cloud, MN  56301





Please visit for photos, videos and stories narrated by Larry during this past year.




Faye Haws posted a new journal entry, "Two years ago. . . .".

Thank you for remembering the two-year anniversary of Larry's death.  The Haws Family appreciates your prayers, sentiments and the visit from the Cathedral High School ... Read more

Lori Long signed Larry's Guestbook.

Faye, Kelly, Colleen and families ~Happy Fourth-Day Anniversary of St Paddy's Day!  It seems I'm always 4 days late and $ _____ (?!) short!  Just know the thoughts are ... Read more

Steve Hennes signed Larry's Guestbook.

Faye, I feel that Larry is still helping to guide my personal and political life. I know he would be happy that we finally secured the purchase of the Sauk River Regional ... Read more

Kelly Haws signed Larry's Guestbook.

Happy Birthday to Alexander Haws who was born on St. Patrick's Day. Everyone in the entire Haws family is so proud of you Zander! Read more

Faye Haws posted a new journal entry, "Happy St. Patrick's Day".

Of all the St. Patrick's Day Blessings that abound on this day, this one is still my favorite:May the road rise up to meet you.May the wind be always at your back.May the ... Read more

Kelly Haws signed Larry's Guestbook.

Happy St. Patrick's Day to all of you.I will think of my dad tomorrow... like I do every day...May the rise up to meet you.May the win be always at your back.May the sun ... Read more

Mary C Opatz signed Larry's Guestbook.

Faye,As always, your quote and reflection touched me deeply, as have the lives of those we've loved and lost.  Peace and  much love my friend, Mary Cheryl Read more

Mary Ann Albert Urbashich signed Larry's Guestbook.

Life does present challenges, as well as many joyful moments.  Let us remember to cling to the joyful, loving times we've shared with those we love, as I know you do.   ... Read more

Maria Peters Bodette signed Larry's Guestbook.

You are the best! I know what your are writing about. We must go on with a new heart. Defined by how we have loved…Thank you! Read more

Trez Putz signed Larry's Guestbook.

It is beautiful, encouraging and inspiring. Thank you My Dear Friend and God Bless you. Read more

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