Ronald Calvin Haedge, 61, of Hempstead, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 in Austin from cancer.
He was born Sept. 23, 1950 in Bellville to Milbert and Evelyn Haedge.
Ron graduated from Hempstead High School in 1969, where he was student council president and ran track.
He married his high school sweetheart, Deborah Lynn DeGaugh, on Aug. 19, 1972 at First Baptist Church of
Ron attended The University of Texas at Austin where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business
Administration in 1973. Shortly thereafter, Ron and Debbie moved back to Hempstead where they started their family.
He is survived by his parents, Milbert and Evelyn Haedge; his loving wife of 39 years, Deborah DeGaugh
Haedge; his two daughters Jami Aguilar and husband Chris, their 3 children-Carson, Chloe and Claire; Kristin Jones and husband Orion, their 2 children-Taylor
and Nicole; his brother, Alan Haedge and wife Linda, their 5 children Robby and wife Amanda, Michael, Lisa, Matthew and Emily; his sister Janis Barnett and
husband Richard, their 4 children Ryan and Sarah Dunivant, Brett and Todd Barnett; sister-in-law Nancy Stolz, son Keith and wife Shannon, their 2
children Addyson and Kole; and countless others whose lives he touched.
He enjoyed spending time outdoors, working on cars, flying his airplane, woodworking, playing guitar, Texas
Country Music, and traveling with his family.
Funeral services were held Monday Feb. 20, 2012 at The First United Methodist Church in Hempstead. Visitation
was Sunday Feb. 19, 2012 at McWilliams Funeral Home in Hempstead.
Posted by Joy Neely