Goldie Ann Singer Hauer, 77, of Vallonia died at 5:19 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016, at her home. She had been ill for eight months.
Born Aug. 18, 1938, in Vallonia, she was the daughter of Marshall and Hulda Bowers Singer, both of whom preceded her in death. She married Richard D. Hauer on May 12, 1961, in Vallonia. He preceded her in death Aug. 25, 2009.
The lifelong resident of Jackson County was a homemaker and member of Driftwood Christian Church. She assisted in the meat department at Jay C Food Store and worked several years as a laborer at Dura Automotive. She was a graduate of Vallonia High School.
Goldie was always doing for others whether it be family, friends or neighbors. She believed in helping all. She also enjoyed her trips to Tennessee, shopping and collecting wall pockets. She loved to crochet, garden, cook and bake. Her smile, laugh and sense of humor was loved by all. For 38 years, she and her husband, Dick, and family ran, Hauer Produce Market, on Lake Road, which was their passion. Every customer seemed to love “Goldie.”
Survivors include her children, Carmen (Darrell) Evans of Lancaster, South Carolina, DeeDee (David) Kovener of Brownstown, and Rex (Karen) Hauer and Lori (Dave) Shackelford, all of Vallonia; grandchildren, Derik (Jessica) Nierman, Adilee (Tim) Phegley, Lindsey (Tyler) Szymczak, Reid Kovener, Clay and Clark Hauer, Chasity (David) Babbitt and DeAnn (John) Eubanks; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Darrell “Coolie” (Barb) Singer of Brownstown and Ivan “Pete” (Anna) Singer of Freetown; and sisters, Mary Gail Toppe of Vallonia, Jenny (Tom) Dixon of Bradenton, Florida, and Gatha Campbell of Seymour.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Nelson, Robert, Marshall and Tommy Singer.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at Johnson Funeral Home, with Michael Hogg officiating. Burial will take place at Vallonia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Schneck Medical Center Hospice, Driftwood Christian Church, Vallonia Christian Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, or Don and Dana Myers Cancer Center.
Condolences may be shared at johnsonfh.net.