Hausberger succumbs at 66

Obit for Joseph Herman Hausberger Jr.

Joseph Herman Hausberger 66, of Highlands, Texas went to be with the Lord on May 29, 2008 in Baytown, Texas. Joe was born on May 21, 1942 in Cynthiana, Kentucky to Joseph Herman Sr. and Rosalie (Puruit) Hausberger. Joe joined the United States Air Force on February 29, 1960 and was honorably discharged on February 28, 1964. Joe then moved to the Highlands area and started his automotive repair business and married the love of his life Shirley Stoy Hausberger. Joe was very passionate about his church and helping others so he was very active with several organizations such as the Highlands Methodist Church Choir, Emmaus Group, Kiros Prison Ministry, 30 years of membership with the Highlands Rotary Club and helping children at the Chinquapin School. When he wasnÕt helping others Joe enjoyed hunting, going to the races, spending time with his friends and most of all spending time with his family. Joe loved to make people laugh and always had a joke for you and he also was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and he will be missed by all that knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph Sr. and Rosalie Hausberger and brother-in-law Charlie White. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years Shirley Hausberger, sister Sherry Dance, Sister Ann Snelling and husband Chester, son Joseph Hausberger III and wife Valerie, daughter Jenny Lynn Hausberger, grandchildren; Garrett, William, Randy, Robin, Tori, sister-in-law Evelyn Barnes, sister-in-law Ruby Stoy, brother-in-law Calvin Stoy and wife Pat, sister-in-law Barbara Gray, sister-in-law Dorothy Rash and husband Bill, sister-in-law Pat Riley and husband Robert, brother-in-law Joe Stoy and wife Jeannette, sister-in-law Debbie Parks and husband Charlie, other relatives, his church family and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held May 31, 2008 from 10am-2pm at the Highlands Methodist Church with funeral services at 2 pm. Interment will follow at Sterling-White Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. Highlands, Texas (281) 426-3555. To sign the online register book visit