Robert W. Hauge, 60, Weston, died on Monday, January 14, 2013.
Robert was born August 26, 1952 in Whitehall, Wisconsin. He married Jeanette Tranberg on October 13, 1973 in Blair, Wisconsin. Robert served his country honorably in the U.S. Army from 1970 - 1973 and also the U.S. Army reserves from 1980 - 1986. He was a USDA Federal Customer Service Inspector for 28 years.
Robert was diagnosed with ALS on April 5, 2005. Bobby and Jeannie fought an eight year battle against the horrible disease with never-ending love and support from his family.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette, Weston; daughter Kristie J. (fiance' Eric Travis) Hauge, Weston; son Jon R. (Arcelia) Hauge, USAF Davis-Monthan AF Base, Tucson, Arizona; mother, Helen Lisowski, Blair, Wisconsin; grandson, Nicholas R. Williams, Weston; four brothers and four sisters, two brothers-in-law and sister-in-law Kathy Stevens. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Blair, Wisconsin.
Brainard Funeral Home-Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be given at www.brainardfuneral.com
A very special thank you to Dr. Tom Strick for his compassion and care! He was a lifeline for our family during this trying period. His courage and determination inspired us to go above and beyond to keep dad alive. Special thanks go, also, to the many others who supported our family through the battle.