Sidney L. Hauenstein
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November 26, 2012
Sidney L. Hauenstein of Fort Myers, FL died Monday, November 26, 2012 at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs after a short illness. He was 78. Sidney was born March 21, 1934 in Yakima, WA a son of the late Kenneth and Ruth (Hiatt) Hauenstein. While serving in the United States Air Force he was stationed in Germany; Tripoli, North Africa and at NATO in Naples, Italy. Sidney graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's of Science degree. He then earned his MBA degree from the University of Rochester. Mr. Hauenstein retired after 34 years from Xerox Corporation as a manufacturing manager. He was a member of Our Lady of Light Catholic Community in Fort Myers, FL, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus, Estero Lodge #2753 Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks and Friends of South County Regional Library. Sidney was a volunteer income tax preparer for AARP, was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling the U.S. and Canada in his motorhome. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Claire Smith (Wiedman) Hauenstein; children, Gail (Tim) Gemmell of Poughkeepsie, NY, Kenneth Hauenstein of Seneca Falls, NY, James (Lois) Hauenstein of Williamson, NY, Karl (Margaret) Hauenstein of Syracuse, NY; brother, David Hauenstein of Fort Myers, FL; aunt, Verda (Walter) Turpin of Yakima, WA; grandchildren, Alec Gemmell, Sarah Gemmell, Greg (Emily) Hauenstein, 2nd Lt. Tim Hauenstein, Mark Hauenstein, W. Robert (Emily) Henning, Christopher Henning; and great grandchildren, Noelle, Gavin and Layla Henning. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Light Catholic Community, 19680 Cypress View Drive, Fort Myers FL 33967. Inurnment was held at White Haven Memorial Park. Kindly consider a donation in Sid's memory, in lieu of flowers, to Lymphedema Resources, Inc., P.O. Box 1115, Estero, FL 33929, a 501c3 tax exempt organization.
Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home
28300 Tamiami Tr. So. Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Published in The News-Press on Dec. 9, 2012