George A. HauterJune 2, 1930 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 87)
George A. Hauter, 87, of Northwood, Ohio passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Lane Park of Oregon. He was born on June 2, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio to George and Grace Hauter. George was a 1948 graduate of Clay High School and served 8 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts and Bachelor’s of Education from the University of Toledo and went on to obtain his Masters of Education in 1960. He taught art class at Clay High School for 34 years and was the former president of the Oregon Federation of Teachers.
George was a lifelong member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church where he served on the parish council as past president, a member of the church cemetery committee, an usher and a Eucharistic minister. George’s true passion was art and he continued to create artwork throughout his lifetime. He also loved the outdoors; camping, walking at Pearson Park and gardening. George was the director of the Catholic Club summer day camp at Oak Openings for many years.
George is survived by his children, Kathleen (Lawrence A.) Wilhelm, Michael (Cheryl) Hauter, Sharon (Tim) Szymanski and James (Jennifer) Hauter; grandchildren, Aaron Wilhelm, Emily (fiancé, Adam Grabill) Hauter, Rachel Hauter, Lily (fiancé, Adam Young) Szymanski, David and Matt Szymanski, Ryan and Morgan Hauter and his sister, Nancy Hauter. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stephen Hauter; first wife, Berneice Hauter whom he raised his family with and was later preceded in death by his second wife, Mary Westgate Hauter.
Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Thursday (Today), July 6, 2017, from 2-8 p.m. where a Scripture Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd in Oregon where family will receive guests after 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Ignatius Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Ignatius Church.
“A special thanks to the staff of Lane Park Assisted Living and Southern Care Hospice for their compassionate care of George.”