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Rita Hauler

May 25, 2021

Rita Hauler

Rita A (Schaffer) Hauler, age 88, of Milan, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening surrounded by her family, May 25, 2021 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

Rita was born December 14, 1932 in Monroeville to the late Herbert and Agnes (Roeser) Schaffer. She married her beloved husband, Paul in 1952 and was a family oriented, progressive woman. She worked most of her career at Norwalk Furniture, as a hair-dresser, as a dog-grooming, and at Berry’s Restaurant. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and loved honky tonk music, dancing, and going on family excursions. She was the family matriarch that helped raise three generations, and was a role model and friend to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Rita is survived by her grandsons, Seth (Jenn) Schaeffer of Milan and Travis (Mary) Schaeffer of Milan; great-grandchildren, Sam, Lukas, Jacob, Cecily and Charlotte, all of Milan.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hauler in 1986; her daughter, Geraldine Schaeffer in 2016; and her sister, Geraldine in childhood.

A private family service will be held Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will be at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, Norwalk.

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Rita A (Schaffer) Hauler, age 88, of Milan, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening surrounded by her family, May 25, 2021 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

Rita was born December 14, 1932 in Monroeville to the late Herbert and Agnes (Roeser) Schaffer. She married her beloved husband, Paul in 1952 and was a family oriented, progressive woman. She worked most of her career at Norwalk Furniture, as a hair-dresser, as a dog-grooming, and at Berry’s Restaurant. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and loved honky tonk music, dancing, and going on family excursions. She was the family matriarch that helped raise three generations, and was a role model and friend to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Rita is survived by her grandsons, Seth (Jenn) Schaeffer of Milan and Travis (Mary) Schaeffer of Milan; great-grandchildren, Sam, Lukas, Jacob, Cecily and Charlotte, all of Milan.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hauler in 1986; her daughter, Geraldine Schaeffer in 2016; and her sister, Geraldine in childhood.

A private family service will be held Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will be at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, Norwalk.

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