Sylvia Hauschild, 74, of Ruidoso passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 in El Paso, Texas. She was born November 30, 1936 in Morris, Illinois to Lillian and Leonard Lynes who both precede her in death.
Sylvia was secretary for Morris Paper Mill and Grundy Business Service in Morris, Illinois, hostess for the Stockyard Restaurant in Joliet, Illinois, member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau Women's Committee; she was on several committees for the Coal City P.T.A., member of the 54 Club and the Coal City Methodist Church. She graduated from Morris High School in 1954 and had worked for the Navy Department. She moved to Ruidoso in 1994 from Coal City, Illinois and was a member of the Cree Meadows Country Club where she played with the Nine Holers then became a race horse owner racing at all tracks in New Mexico.
Survivors include her husband: Vernon Hauschild of Alto; two sons, David Hauschild and his wife Debbie of Coal City, Illinois and Edward Hauschild of Alto; grandchildren, Blake, Hilary, Alex, Ariana, Abigal, and Aric; great grandchild, Juliana Aguilar-Hauschild; two sisters, Cindy and Lenna and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Hauschild on March 19, 1995 and a brother, Grant Marshall.
The family has requested memorials to the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack Chapel, PO Box 449, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 or the Humane Society of Lincoln County, PO Box 2832, Ruidoso, NM 88355.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 21, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Ruidoso with the funeral service on Friday, March 22, at 3:00 PM in the Ruidoso Downs Race Track Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruidoso.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com.