George Russell Hauersperger, 96, of Urbana went to be with our Lord on Thursday (August 13, 2020) at University Rehabilitation Center in Urbana.
Russ was born October 27, 1923 in Urbana, IL, the son of George and Minnie Hauersperger. He married Joy Crane September 29, 1945 at St. Patrick's Church in Urbana, IL. He was preceded in death by his wife Joy, his parents, his brothers (Ralph, Walt, Jerry, and Tom} and his sisters (Gin, Sister Mary Alice, Madge and Anna).
Russ is survived by his four children , Steve (Lindalou) Hauersperger of Rantoul, Robert (Debbie) Hauersperger of Urbana, Debbie (Gary) Meyer, of Clermont, FL and Marty (Mona) Hauersperger of Pesotum; nine grandchildren, Brian Hauersperger, Amy Smith, Rachel Anderson, Jeff Hauersperger, Jamie Hauersperger, John Meyer, Mark Meyer, Paul Meyer, and Derek Hauersperger; seventeen great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
Russ retired from the US Postal Service in 1979 after 35 years of service. He enjoyed his working career, was involved in the training and administration of the zip code system in the Champaign Urbana area, and enjoyed many fun times with his co-workers.
Funeral services are being planned for a later date. Online condolences may be offered at www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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