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Gretchen Lou Haught

September 24, 1934 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 87)

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Gretchen Lou Haught (Gann)

(September 24, 1934 – December 23, 2021)

On December 16th, 2021, Gretchen had a mild stroke that led to bleeding problems in her brain, she never regained consciousness, She passed peacefully in her sleep on the morning of December 23rd at her home in the care of care givers and her youngest son.

Gretchen Haught was born near Moberly Missouri, September 24th ,1934 daughter of Louis and Dorothy Gann. She graduated high school at Moberly Junior College (High school division) and went on to get her associates degree at Moberly Junior College.

Gretchen went on to further her education at the University of Kansas where she met her husband (V. Ronnald Haught) of almost 50 years. They married in 1956 at Moberly Trinity Methodist Church. As a married couple her husband was transferred several times. While Ronnald was stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, they had their first child Michael Haught and then moved to Munster Indiana where her husband was employed with Cities Service in East Chicago. There they had their second child Gregory Haught in 1961. From there they moved to Decatur Alabama where Ron pursued his career with Amoco Chemicals. Gretchen received her teaching certificate from Athens Alabama and taught special education math for four years in Decatur.

In 1976 Ron was transferred again to Standard Oil in Chicago where he completed his career and Gretchen was a part time substitute teacher.

Gretchen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her oldest child.

Survivors include her youngest child Gregory and grandson Mark.

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