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Obituary of   William A Hauck

26 JUN 1961

Garrett Clipper, Garrett, Indiana

William A. Hauck of 919 ½ South Peters street, Garrett, a retired B. & O. Railroad engineer, died Sunday at 8 a.m. at his home of a heart condition.  He had been in failing health for two years. 

The body is at the McKee funeral home where friends may call after 7:30 p.m. Monday.  The F. O. Eagles lodge will hold twilight services at the funeral home Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. followed by B. P. O. Elks lodge services at 8 p.m.  Final rites will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at  11 a.m. with Mr. Charles Secrest , pastor of the First Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, northwest of Garrett. 

Mr. Hauck was born May 15, 1896, at Holgate, O. a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Hauck.  He was married Dec. 19, 1915, at Monroe, Mich., to Sadie E. McAllister and they came to Garrett in 1921, living for 20 years at  407 South Randolph street.  She died Sept. 12, 1958.  He retired from the B. & O. Nov. 1, 1960. 

Surviving are two sons, William R. Hauck of Bethesda, Md., and Raymond, at home;  two daughters, Mrs. Howard Best of Howell, Mich., and Mrs. Gael of Ashley; seven grandchildren;  three brothers, Charles and John Hauck of Holgate, Mich., and Raymond Hauck of Lorraine, O., and a sister, Mrs. Fred Houghton of Defiance, O.

Mr. Hauck was a member of the Presbyterian church, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen & Enginemen, B. P. O. Elks and F. O. Eagles.                        

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