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Charlotte Louise Haughian of rual Cody, passed away on June 18, 2021 at the Cedar Mountain following an illness of three months. Charlotte was born May 17, 1952 in Miles City, MT to Donald Francis Holtz and
Paticia Leigh Shunaker Holtz. She had an older sister, Donella, a younger brother Clark and younger sister Tammie. They were a close family. Besides working in the oil drilling industry, which took the family to different locations in MT, WY and UT, the family worked in ranching and bred quarter horses in the Miles City area of Montana. Charlotte was enthusiasticly involved with the horses and ranch work. She attended and graduated from the St Mary's Catholic School in Montana in 1970. After which she attended a veterinary tech program in Thermopolis, WY.
Following her marriage to Gary Haughian, she lived and worked on his family ranch near Miles City Montana. The couple had two children, Trent and Dawn. In the 1990s they moved to the Franny area and raised sheep. Later they worked, for an area rancher. The couple moved to the Cody area in 1996 and later divorced. Charlotte worked for and managed Park County Cleaners, an industrial company, for more than 20 years. In 1995, when daughter Dawn wanted a dairy goat for 4-H, Charlotte was put in
touch with Laura Evans and her daughter Ziggy Ginest. They all became friends and eventually set up an LLC company for the three women to breed and show Nubians and later adding Nigerian Dwarfs, under the Saada Dairy Goats herd name. They bred over 25 permanent champions, had many All-American goats, were invited three times to participate e at the ADGA juried Spotlight Sale, won a number of f National Show classes, as well and becoming the Nubian breed's National Show Premier Breeder and Exhibitor in 2009. They sold animals to show herds in almost every state including Alaska, as I Canada and sending several exports to Russia. Earlier in 2021, Saada was named well as one the the first "Herds of Distinction" when this award was established by the American of Dairy Goat Association. Charlotte remained actively involved with her beloved goats until the last few days of her life. her
A devout Roman Catholic woman, she participated in many of the church's devotions, f being especially dedicated to Adoration and the Holy Mass. She was a secular member of the Discalced Carmelite Order, making her Definative Promise on Sept.14, 2014, as Louise of the Cross, OCDS. She was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary OCDS of the Community.
Charlotte was preceeded in death by her parents, sister Donella Hotz Wheatly and brother Clark Holtz. She is survived by son, Trent Haughian,of Cody, daughter Dawn Haughian Sanchez,of Cowley, her sister Tammie Holtz Neill, of Cody, three grandchildren, four nephews, as well as uncles, aunts and cousins.
A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday, June 25 at 2 PM at St. Barbara's in Powell with burial in Powell with a reception to follow at the church hall.