The Obit For George Hausmann

George J. Hausmann

The Boerne Star

February 11, 1916 - June 16, 2004

George J. Hausmann, age 88, of Boerne, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 16, 2004. Born in St. Louis, Mo. on February 11, 1916, he was the son of George T. and Alice Bilger Hausmann.

Mr. Hausmann had lived in Boerne since 1977, where he was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.

He had played professional baseball for the San Antonio Missions from 1940 to 1942 and in 1951 and for the New York Giants, 1944, 1945, and 1949, as a second baseman. In 1952 he led the Texas League in fielding. He was Manager for two minor league baseball teams. He retired from Pearl Brewery after 13 years in 1971. While with the Giants, Mr. Hausmann played in 301 games, had 1,136 at bats with 304 hits for a career average of .268

He married his wife, Pauline Yadon in 1940. His wife, three sons, Gerald, George, and Gregory, as well as two brothers, Alios and Harold Hausmann and two sisters, Leontine Kettlecamp and Helen Webber preceded him in death. Mr. Hausmann is survived by his daughters-in-law, Dale Focke and Patricia Hausmann; four grandchildren; great-granddaughter, Madison Grace Hausmann; sister, Arlin Hausmann; and numerous nephews and nieces.

The recitation of the rosary will be on Sunday, June 20 at 7 p.m.. at Vaughan's Funeral Home. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 21 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church with Father Tony Cummins, celebrant. Burial will follow in the Boerne Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers are Ray Lucero, Scott Hausmann, Chad Hausmann, Ben Nowotny, Les Maxey and Melvin Dreiss.

Honorary Pallbearers are Philip Hausmann, Gregory Hausmann, and Woody Bell.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest Memorials to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. To leave a message or tribute for the family, please visit www.vaughanfuneralhome.com and select the obituary icon.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Vaughan's Funeral Home of Boerne.