Haug, Hallie Emma Retzlaff (Mrs. Edward)


Nov. 27, 1909-Jan. 19, 1999
Born – November 27, 1909 in Lexington, Texas. Died – January 19, 1999 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She married Edward Richard Haug on August 31, 1932 in Lexington, Texas. They had two daughters, Lynette Monk, and Cynthia Ann Haug who died in 1973.
They moved to Denver, Colorado where Edward attended Iliff School of Theology. After completion of his studies, Hallie and Edward moved to Louisiana where they served the Methodist Church in Iowa and Sweetlake. During their years in active ministry, Hallie and Ed served Simpson Church in Lake Charles, Moss Bluff in Leesville, Holly Grove, Franklin Charenton, Henning Memorial in Sulphur, Superintendent of the Monroe District, and First Church Lafayette. They retired in Sulphur, Louisiana. Ed passed away in December 1977. Hallie con-tinued to live in Sulphur until January 1990, when she moved to Live Oak retirement community in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Hallie was a vital part of Ed’s ministry. She was active in Methodist Women and many other communities in the churches where they served. To quote Rev. Bobby Patter (or Potter?), “She was a model minister’s wife.”
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, John and Lynette Monk of Lufkin, Texas, two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, all of Phoenix, Arizona.
Source: Journal Louisiana Conference, 1999; p. 263 By Lynette Monk

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