Charles Wade Hallauer, age 83 of Oberlin, died June 23, 2007 at the Welcome Nursing Home of Oberlin following a short illness. He was born June 4, 1924 in Oberlin, OH.
Known by many as Wade he had served his country in the Army and lived his entire life in Oberlin.
He and his late wife, Alberta, co-owned and operated Hallauer Radio & TV for 33 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Oberlin, past Commander of the Vermilion Power Squadron (boating). Life member of the U.S. Power Squadron, member of the American Legion in Oberlin and was active in the Winabego RV Camping Club and active in the Oberlin Senior Center and was a licensed pilot.
Wade enjoyed travel, camping, boating and bowling.
Wade is survived by his loving companion Sylvia Sue McKain of Oberlin; nieces, Sally A. Carney of Avon, Barbara (James) Hudak of Macedonia, Sandra (Dale) Dean of Clarksville, GA and Lori Lodge of Canton; nephews, Russell (Sue) Lyman of Vermilion and David (Lori) Lodge of Kennesaw, GA. Sister-in-law, Phyllis Lodge of Elyria and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Wade was preceded in death by his wife Alberta F. and his parents Charles and Belva (Beem) Hallauer.
Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Cowling Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Oberlin with Rev. Robert Hooker officiating. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Oberlin Seniors Center, 90 E. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074 or the First United Methodist Church, 45 S. Professor St., Oberlin, OH 44074.