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Paul Hausmann

July 19, 2016

Visitation - Saturday

July 23, 2016
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro

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Paul Hausmann

July 19, 2016

Obituary

Paul Stephen Hausmann, age 54, died peacefully at the lake, one of his favorite places.

Paul was born on June 9, 1962, in Hillsboro to Clarice “Kelly” Hausmann; his father, Kenneth Hausmann, died shortly before Paul’s birth. Paul was raised by his mother and step-father, Ron Mehl, and attended school in Hillsboro through his graduation in 1980. He defied death in 1985 when he split a deer in half with a motorcycle, an event that he continued to acknowledge annually for the rest of his life. The most significant moment of his life came with the birth of his son, Matthew, on April 22, 1990.

He worked at various places around Hillsboro throughout his life, including Rick’s Grocery, Sorum Oil, Granny’s Bar, Cummings Ag Inc., CHS, and Sanford Medical Center, which was also where he was born – his frequent joke being that he “didn’t make it far in life.” His coworkers and customers will miss his warm smile, quick wit, and shenanigans.

Paul was a proud father and soon-to-be grandfather; he took great pride in sharing his favorite activities with Matthew, especially teaching him to shoot, and was excitedly anticipating the birth of his first grandchild. He enjoyed collecting and shooting guns, listening to Alice Cooper, watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and sitting by a bonfire full of Christmas lights whenever possible. He loved to see people react to his off-color humor.

He is survived by his son, Matthew (Jessica) Hausmann, Hillsboro; brother, Charles Hausmann, Hillsboro; nephew, Christopher (Sherie) Hausmann and his sons Dylan and Ryan, Virginia Beach, VA; nephew, Kewal (Richard McEntee) Hausmann, Austin, TX; niece, Clarice “Kelly” (Joel) Hausmann-Martinez and her son Cash, Linn, TX; godchildren Cassandra Doran, Jannika Drennan, and Andrew and Jonathon Weibye; and life-long friends/second family Mike & Jackie Munter and their daughters, Wahpeton. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, step-father, and various extended relatives.

Paul, you will be sorely missed by the community and all who knew you, but we will not mourn alone; there are uncountable memories of you that we will share together. Your presence cannot be replaced, and we appreciate all the time we had with you, however long or short. May you rest in peace.

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14 responses to “Paul Hausmann”

  1. Janice Knecht Glaeske says:

    Rest in Peace my dear friend, you are going to be missed so much!! Sending prayers to your family and the Munters as well. Way too young buddy!! Keep them in stitches up in heaven you had the best sense of humor we all loved it and we all loved you!!

  2. Patricia Anderson says:

    Rest in peace my friend! You will be missed!

  3. PATTI Armstrong says:

    I will miss you my friend. Rest in peace.
    Cow Patti

  4. marilyn filipi says:

    Paul will surely missed by a lot of friends and family. He was a great guy!! RIP

  5. kat_mo@live.com says:

    Miss you all ready Paul..you were the best co worker ever.rest in peace love you always.

  6. Amy says:

    This news broke my heart. Charles, and family, Matthew are all in my prayers during this challenging time. Paul made my day no matter what I had going on. His quick wit and carefree response was so loved. Prayers of comfort to you all. Amy Swanson

  7. Stephanie Burrell (Hanson) class 1981 says:

    RIP my friend! You’ll be missed by all! You were an amazing friend and person.

  8. Daniel Meyer says:

    Can’t believe your gone thanks for being my friend while were growing up alot of laughs and fun RIP my old friend you will be missed by many

  9. DeeAnn Svaleson Baker says:

    God Bless you Paul, You will be dearly missed by many. Rest in Peace my friend!

  10. Becky Foss says:

    Our sympathies are with Paul’s family and friends. Paul was “one of a kind” and I’m glad we had the opportunity to know him during his short life.

  11. Eleanbor Thompson says:

    I worked with both Kelly & Ron- I worked in the business office at the hospital. I remember you well, I was working there when you had your accident. Bless your memory.

  12. Kandyce Morehart Arriaga says:

    Paul you will surely be missed, you were a wonderful person. I remember so many fun times with you when I went to
    Grandma Martha’s , and you lived right next door . You always had a smile on your face . God Bless you Paul and say hi to my Mom and Grandma Martha, your friend forever , Kandyce

  13. Mick n Jamie Zentz says:

    May you RIP Paul! We will miss you! Hugs and prayers to all your family n friends, for you had many. We will never forget you and your crazy humor. God bless!

  14. David M. says:

    Goodbye old friend

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