Werner Hauck

December 8, 2012

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —   Werner Hauck, 67, of 533 Morrison St., passed Saturday, Dec. 8, at his home.

A graveside service with military honors will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Calvary Cemetery.

Born Sept. 27, 1945, in Leipzig, Germany, a son of Kellner W. and Christina G. Reinhardt Hauck, he graduated from high school in Germany.

Following school he and his family moved to Flushing, N.Y. He entered the  Army on Jan. 28, 1964, and served during Vietnam. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 31, 1984, as a sergeant. 

He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Good Conduct Medal (4th Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon “2”, NCO Professional Development Ribbon and Army Commendation Medal.

Mr. Hauck worked at Hannaford’s for a short time before going to Denny’s as a cook for over ten years.

He married Sally A. Elliott on Sept. 2, 1977, in Evans Mills, while serving at Fort Drum. She was a homemaker. She passed Oct. 22, 2010.

He enjoyed bowling, was a member of several bowling leagues in Watertown, an avid fisherman and a member of the Watertown American Legion Post 61.

Among his survivors are a son, Mark Hauck, Germany; four step sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert Elliott and his companion Mary Wiley, Va., Joseph Elliott, Fla., Craig Elliott and his companion, Kristy Cruz, Watertown, Rick and Tina Elliott, Watertown; five step daughters and a son-in-law, Kathy Jewett, Long Mont, Colo., Cheryl Wright, Watertown, Robin Elliott, Pa., Sandra Cummings, Potsdam, Kimberly and Jeffery Pierce, Watertown; a brother, Bernd Hauck, Windsor, Ontario, Calif.; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are with Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown.

Information provided by Hart & Bruce Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.