Jerald Rolland “Ike” Hauke, age 85, of Mowrystown, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center.
He was born September 28, 1930 in Mowrystown, OH, son of the late Rolland and Ruth Hedrick Hauke. On November 14, 1953 he married Eula Bea Baker, whom preceded him in death on May 15, 2011.
A 1949 graduate of Whiteoak High School, he was an avid Whiteoak basketball fan and rarely missed a home game. His life was focused on his farm and family, and he love watching his grandchildren play ball.
He served as trustee for Whiteoak Township for 20 years and also worked at Ellis Feed and Farm Supply for close to 30 years.
Surviving are two sons, Doug (Tammy) Hauke, Jamie (Susan) Hauke, a daughter, Jeri (Randy) Eyre; five grandsons, Randall Hauke, Kendall (Abi) Hauke, Danny (Kristen) Roberts, Randy Eyre, Jr., Ryan (Rachel) Eyre; two granddaughters, Trisha (Patrick) Schneider and Adrian (Ryan) Scott. Also surviving are six Great-Grandsons and four great-granddaughters a brother, Richard (Arlene) Hauke, two sisters, Marylou (Willard) McKinley and Ruthanne(Wayne) Ferguson, as well as several neices and nephews and their children and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Ike was preceded in death by a son, Randy Lee Hauke.
Services will be held at Edgington Funeral Home, Mowrystown, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Kraig Walker officiating. Interment will follow in the Mowrystown Cemetery.
Friends will be received at Edgington Funeral Home, Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Contributions in Mr. Haukes’ memory may be made to the Randy Hauke Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Tammy Hauke, 899 Mowrystown-Sardinia Rd., Sardinia, OH 45171. To sign the online guest book, go to www.edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.