Debi Hauke, age 65, of Belfast, passed away on Friday evening, August 26, 2022 at Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery with family by her side.
She was born December 12, 1956 in Hillsboro, Ohio, daughter of the late Donald Eugene and Elena Loree (Maxwell) Michael.
Debi was a graduate of Whiteoak High School in 1975 and she retired from Bright Local School District as a teacher's aide after 25 years of dedicated service. Debi touched so many lives through her time at the school and was loved by all the students and staff. She especially loved the Whiteoak Baseball Team, she supported many of the school events, even after her children graduated. Debi lit up any room she entered, from her jokes to her big smile. She loved nature, dogs, beautiful sunsets, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a blessing to so many people and will be missed dearly.
Surviving are her daughter, Jamie Garrison of Belfast, son, Nate Hauke of Cincinnati, granddaughter, Ivy Garrison, sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Jerry Shelton of Lynchburg, brother and sister-in-law, John and Diane Michael of Mowrystown, sister-in-law, Carolyn Michael, brother-in-law, Vic Gall, love of her life, Monty Rogers of Belfast, many nieces and nephews, and special family members.
In addition to her parents, Debi was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Bill Michael, and a sister, Carla M. Gall.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00 pm, Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Whiteoak Jr./Sr. High School, 44 N. High St. Mowrystown. Please wear orange and black in honor of Debi, to show pride in the school she loved.
Friends and family will be received at the school on Saturday from 1:00-pm-4:00 pm.
Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, Hillsboro has been entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Whiteoak Baseball Team, P.O. Box 299 Mowrystown, OH 45155 or to the Highland County Humane Society Animal Shelter, PO Box 471 Hillsboro, OH 45133.