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Sylvia Hauschild

Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:43 a.m. CDT

RUIDOSO, N.M. — Mrs. Sylvia Hauschild, 74, of Ruidoso, N.M., passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, in El Paso, Texas.

She was born Nov. 30, 1936, in Morris, Ill., to Lillian and Leonard Lynes, who both preceded her in death. Sylvia was secretary for Morris Paper Mill and Grundy Business Service in Morris, hostess for the Stockyard Restaurant in Joliet, Ill., member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, was on several committees for the Coal City P.T.A., and was 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, Ill., and was a member of the Cree Meadows Country Club, where she played with the Nine Holers and then became a race horse owner racing at all tracks in New Mexico.

Survivors include her husband, Vernon Hauschild of Alto, N.M.; two sons, David Hauschild and his wife, Debbie, of Coal City, Ill., 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, P.O. Box 449, Ruidoso Downs, N.M., 88346, or the Humane Society of Lincoln County, P.O. Box 2832, Ruidoso, N.M., 88355.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, fat LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Ruidoso, with the funeral service at 3 p.m. Friday, March 22, in the Ruidoso Downs Race Track Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruidoso.

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