Dwight C. Haught


CHEYENNE – Dwight C. Haught passed away on November 8, 2021, after a long illness. He was born on December 8, 1933, to Lester and Jewel Haught in Brewster, Nebraska. The family moved to Alliance, Nebraska, where Dwight graduated from Alliance High School in 1952. He enjoyed sports and lettered in football and track. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served aboard ship and was eventually stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he played baseball for the Naval team. On May 25, 1953, he married Bobbie Lou Brockway in Alliance. Upon discharge from the Navy, he began a career as a meat cutter, which brought his family to Torrington, where he was a meat market manager for Safeway for several years. He eventually became a wine and distillery representative for Jim Beam and several wineries. 

On April 7, 1973, he married Janet Wiederspahn Hogg and they eventually moved to Cheyenne, where he managed the Memorial Gardens Cemetery for his father-in-law, J. Arling Wiederspahn. Throughout his life he enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, particularly when his children and grandchildren were playing; he loved playing golf and was a member at both the Torrington Cottonwood Country Club and the Cheyenne Airport Golf Course. He was an avid hunter, which he enjoyed doing with his sons and grandsons. He is survived by his wife, Janet K. Haught of Cheyenne, children David (Cindy) Haught of Spearfish, SD, Donald (Robin) Haught of Bozeman, Montana, Doug (Julie) Haught of Torrington, LaRon (James) Dennis of Wimauma, Florida, LaRae Reid of Hollister, California and Trenton (Melissa) Hogg of Edina, Minnesota, 15 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren, as well as his brother Donald Haught of Morgan, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Lester and Jewel Haught, his sister Barbara Gentry, a son-in-law, and a great-granddaughter. A Celebration of Life is planned for November 20, 2021 from 2-4 p.m. at Little America.

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