Matthew Hauck

Thursday, February 17, 2005

A memorial service for 77-year-old Mathew Hauck of Rector, who died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Irby Funeral Home of Rector chapel with Ken Roden officiating.

Mr. Hauck was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew and Minnie (Spitz) Hauck, and his first wife, Laura (Swain) Hauck in 2000.

He is survived by his wife, Gwen (Jowell) Hauck of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Adrienna Hauck of Hopacong, N.J.; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Bill Gately of West Virginia; one stepson and his wife, Fred and Linda Bucy of Rector; two step-daughters and their husbands, Andrea and John Conner of Newport and Diane and David Freeman of Rector; one sister and her husband, Marie and Bill Ruehl of Elgin, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jessica, Jillian, Tommy and Amy; six step-grandchildren, Scott, Shawn, William Jr., Holly, Rachel and Colin; five step-great-grandchildren, Emma, Lydia, Jerrin, Avery and Parker, and a special friend, Jason Jordan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation for research.