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Betty Hauth

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Betty Hauth, age 90 of Sebring, FL, formerly of New Hampton, Iowa died Friday August 28, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2015, at the Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton. Interment will be in the New Hampton City Cemetery. Friends may greet the family an hour prior to the service at the funeral home. If so desired memorials may be made to Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary or the Sebring Hospice. Betty was born February 18, 1925, in Flandreau, SD, the daughter of Hermann and Wilhemina (Meiburg) Kroeger. She was a graduate of the Flandreau High School. Through her brother, Bob Kroeger, she met John Hauth. The couple were married in Flandreau SD in 1951. To this union three children were born. The Hauth family owned the drug store in New Hampton. On December 5, 1972, John Henry Hauth died at the age of 52 and Betty ran the business for several years, currently owned by the Bennett family. Betty was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary and the New Hampton Golf and Country Club. In 1985, Betty moved to Sebring, FL, where she became an active member of the Sun N Lake Community. She enjoyed ceramics, playing Bridge and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include one daughter, Jane (John) David of Naples, FL; one son, Jim (Mary Ann) Hauth of Kolona, IA; two grandson, Jonathan (Taylor Barrientos) David and Jason David; her twin brother, Bob Kroeger of Sebring, FL; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Thomas Hauth in infancy; four brothers; four sisters.

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  1. Dear Jane, Jim and family-Our deepest sympathy. So wanted to see you both after all these years, but we will be out of town. So many great neighborhood memories.

  2. Dear Jane, Jim, and family, Sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Our parents really enjoyed a good life with great friends, lots of golf and bridge, and good times. You have our condolences. John and Jackie Garnant Erickson

  3. Jim & Jane, Growing up a block away from the Hauth Family will ALWAYS be GREAT memories for me! Sleep-overs and playing Kick-the -can in the Hauth front yard at night just to name a couple. Your Mom was a very unique person, especially her golf swing. John and Betty can finally be together again. Sorry for your loss, Bryan & Denise Sheehy

  4. Janie and Jim~ So many years of family friendship and memories. She was an icon, and we all loved her! I am unable to attend the memorial due to employment constraints, but i have lost a good friend, as have you in your devoted mother. Love, Nanette Feuling

  5. Jane, Jim and all the members of your family, Mom and Dad told me today of your mom’s passing. Your former next door neighbor and classmate of Jane and friends of both of you through our childhood years extends his condolences and I hope you’re all doing well in this rough time in coping with the loss of your parent and loved one. Kevin Pose

  6. Jane,Jim and Family our thoughts and prayers are with you.I always enjoyed your Mom,she was a very special person.Marian and Tom Gebel

  7. Jane and Jim and family,you have our sympathy.I,growing up in the neighborhood,and Tess working at the Drug Store have alot of great memories of Betty. Hope your memories will help you through these difficult times.She was a great LADY!

  8. May God Almighty of Tender Mercies Comfort the Hauth family (2 Cor.1:3,4). When the last Enemy strikes grief maybe great And make the Heart yearn for Comfort, God Almighty of Tender Mercies gives HOPE And PROMISE, All those in the Memorial Tombs will hear his voice and COME OUT, He will wipe OUT every tear from their Eyes And Death will be NO MORE, God Almighty HOPE And PROMISE IS SOON TO BE ATTAIN. May these Thoughts be of some Comfort.

  9. Our deepest sympathy to Jane and Jim and their families. Betty’s picture is very nice. We enjoyed her friendship when she lived in New Hampton. She loved her golf and could hit the ball a mile. It was fun playing with her. May the memories of her and John give you much happiness. May she rest in peace. Jack and Betty Gorman

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