LAKELAND - Mrs. Jeanette Arnett Hauseman of Lakeland, passed away at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, on Feb 3, 2013 from pneumonia.
She was born on January 14, 1925 in Roanoke, Alabama. She moved to Lakeland in 1963 where she became a faithful member of All Saints' Episcopal Church.
Jeanette Hauseman, graduated valedictorian of LaGrange High School. She earned several professional degrees and accreditations, including a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Home Administration. She held a Registered Securities Brokerage License. Jeanette earned a certification in Theology from The University of South Florida. She was certified as a Master Gardener by the University of Florida and held an Academy Diploma from All Saints' Parish.
Jeanette's career started during World War II where she worked at the Pentagon. After moving to Lakeland and raising her family, Jeanette returned to the work force as a registered broker at Allen & Company Securities. However, the majority of her professional life was dedicated to providing exceptional care in nursing home administration.
Jeanette loved bible study, genealogy, gardening, and spending quality time with her family who affectionately knew her as "Arnie".
She is survived by her five children: Susan Cox (Jeffrey), Jeanette Merkel, Debbie Viertel (Robert), Carolyn Eng (Gregory) and David N. Hauseman II (Starla). She was also blessed by twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life is scheduled for Friday, February 8, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 202 South Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to All Saints' Episcopal Church Building Fund.
Published in Ledger from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013