Faye Victory Catherine Hauer, age 98, of Hector, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector, with Pastor David Drager officiating. Music will be provided by soloist Amy Hollan with accompanist Cyndi Washburn, and also by granddaughter Jennie Herning, and her daughters, Mercedes, Alexis, and Shelby; and Jeff Danielson.
Interment will be in the Hector City Cemetery, next to her husband, Ted.
Honorary urn bearers are Faye’s 12 children.
There will be a time to gather with the family and share thoughts and prayers from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service, at the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector.
Faye was born Oct. 18, 1918, in Hector, the fourth child and first girl of William Harrison Schiebel and Elizabeth Catherine (Teich) Schiebel. She was baptized and confirmed in the Hector United Methodist Church.
Faye received her education in Hector.
She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America Lodge, and the Girl Scouts.
Faye married Ted Hauer Oct. 22, 1936, in the parish house, by Father Ettel. Joe Rusk and Fanny Hauer stood up for them at the wedding.
Ted and Faye shared 76 years of marriage, and raised 12 children. Ted passed away Feb. 27, 2013.
Besides raising 12 children, Faye and Ted owned Buck’s Café in Hector from 1953 to 1957.
Faye enjoyed being with family and friends, playing cards, and bingo until her final day. She was the organizer and a participant in the Kitchenette Band, in which they played on pots and pans at many surrounding communities.
When Faye needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident of the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in 2012.
She is survived by her children: Carol (Curt) Zumwinkle of Maple Grove, Luella Greiner of Buffalo Lake, Ted (Mary) Hauer of Hutchinson, Helen (Jim) Parrott of Kansas City, MO, Susan (Paul) Alberts of Lester Prairie, Jon (Patty) Hauer of Paynesville, Tom (Patty) Hauer of Darwin, Dave (Marcia) Hauer of Ham Lake, Duane (Kathy) Hauer of Hector, Bob (LeAnn) Hauer of Canon City, CO, Virginia (Fred) Alberts of Hutchinson, and Gary (Becky) Hauer of San Tan Valley, AZ; 36 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; 41 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives, and friends.
Faye was the last surviving child of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Elizabeth; brothers Lloyd, Harold ‘Shorty’ and his wife, Vernie, Harlan “Harley” and his wives, Bessie and Opal, and Ray “Bud” and his wife, Viola; sisters Helen “Toots” and her husband, Gaylord, and Elizabeth “Snookie” and her husband Eugene; and one son-in-law, Arnold Greiner, husband of Luella.