Dwayne Hauber, 88
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 5:50pm admin
April 5, 1930 —
Sept. 27, 2018
Ridgeway - Dwayne Hauber, age 88, of Ridgeway, Iowa, died on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, Wis.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Oct. 1, 2018 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville, Iowa, with Frs. Robert Gross and Donald Hawes officiating. Military rites were performed by Clarence Bily American Legion Post 467, with burial in St. Wenceslaus Cemetery.
Dwayne Leonard Hauber was born on April 5, 1930 in Decorah, Iowa to Leonard and Colletta (Tierney) Hauber. He attended country school and graduated from Ridgeway High School in 1949. Dwayne served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957.
He married Phyllis Kelley on Nov. 27, 1957 at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Bluffton, Iowa. Together they had six children. Dwayne was a member and also served several terms on the parish council of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. He farmed in the Ridgeway area for over 60 years, was soil commissioner for Winneshiek County and a member of the Clarence Bily American Legion Post 467.
Dwayne is survived by his wife, Phyllis; two sons, Robert (Theresa) Hauber of Elkader, Iowa and Alan (Connie) Hauber of Ridgeway; four daughters, Jeanenne (Ken) Ferrie of Heyworth, Ill., Lynette (Dale) Andera of Cresco, Iowa, Elaine (Dave) Bergan of Ridgeway and Kathy (Doug) Donovan of Ridgeway; 20 grandchildren, Christina Ingham, Tony (Ketaki), Andy (Amy) and Jacob Hauber, Megan (Ben) Finley, Nick, Michael and Kelley Hauber, Isaac (Abbi), Katie, Zachary and Chelsea Ferrie, Blake (Alicia), Alisha, Alex and Sabrina Andera, Morgan and Jared Bergan and John and Matthew Donovan; nine great-grandchildren, Drake and Hannah Ingham, Cayden, Brycen and Evelyn Hauber, Carolena, Cole and Callen Ferrie and Rhett Andera; and two brothers, Joe and Vince (Patsy) Hauber of Ridgeway.
Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Colletta (Tierney) Hauber; sister-in-law, Hattie Hauber; father and mother-in-law, Joe and Mary Kelley; brothers-in-law, Glen (Rosie) Kelley and Mark (Helen) Kelley; and sister-in-law, Audrey (Alton) Rue.