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Rex L. Hauser

January 1, 1953 - September 25, 2019

Rex L. Hauser Rex L. Hauser
    September 28, 2019 | 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Saturday
  • Yurs Funeral Home 1771 West State Street (Rte 38) Geneva
  • Funeral
  • Burial Location
    Private burial at the family's cemetery in Iowa



Rex L.Hauser, age 66, of Geneva, died Wednesday September 25, 2019 at Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva.

He was born Janaury 1, 1953 in Elmhurst, Il. The son of the late Laurence and Barbara Hauser.

Rex was an Engineer with the Union Pacific Railroad for 44 years before he retired. He was a member of several organizations including, the  Milwaukee Road Historical Association,  the NRA Chicago Northwestern Fans Group and the CNW Veterans and Retirees Group.

He is survived by his two sons, Justin of Lebanon, Tennessee, and Jason of DeKalb. One grandson, Jason “J.J.” and his sister, Laurie Sitta of Roselle, Il.

Memorial Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at Yurs Funeral Home 1771 W. State Street (Rte 38) Geneva. Interment will be private at the family’s cemetery in Iowa. For further information please call Yurs Funeral Home Geneva. 630-232-7337.

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Kurt & Kelly Kalinka from Elburn, IL

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of Rex. Our deepset sympathies go out to your family. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead."

woody v wilson from Stockton, IL

"Sorry to hear of my friends passing.I have known him since1972.He was Great guy and a good railroad man. Glad to see him in july at our CNW Vets Dinner at East dubuque,illinois. God Bless him"

Ronald Neal from Aurora, IL

"Sorry for your loss Rex always knew me as Carman Neal."

Scott Windisch from Hanover Park, IL

"Rest in peace Rex. Hope your final terminal brings nothing but warm thoughts. My deepest condolences to your sister, sons and grandson. We shared lots of laughs over the years and this is much too soon. Scott"

Bruce V Branden from Antioch, IL

"Rest In Peace Brother.Enjoy you ride on the BIG TRAIN in the sky ! You will be sorely missed."

Samuel P Cushing from Saint Charles, IL

"I'm truly sorry for your loss. Mr Hauser will be missed and he will never be forgotten, may his soul rest in peace."

Robert j Wynn from Hampshire, IL

"Goodbye my friend always had fun when I got work with you rest in peace Rex"

Bill Watson from St. Charles, IL

"Not many people are lucky enough to have had a friend such as Rex. I'm one of those lucky ones. R.I.P. my old friend."

Steve Staley from Carol Stream, IL

"Thank you for being my friend for over 40 years. God Speed."

Kim & Michael Tokes from Genoa, IL

"Our deepest condolences to Rex's Sons, Justin & Jason, Grandson, J.J. and sister, Laurie. Our thoughts are prayers are with you all. Rest in peace Rex."

Kim & Michael Tokes from Genoa, IL

"Our deepest condolences to Rex's sons, Justin & Jason, grandson, J.J., and sister, Laurie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest in peace Rex."

Robert Fisher from Carol Stream, IL

"Rex was always a pleasure to work with and he enjoyed his job. I have known Rex for 43 years and took great pleasure listening to his stories. Thoughts and prayers are with the family during this most difficult time. Rest in peace Rex."

Warren Wrobel from Elmwood Park, IL

"“Radio Rex” we will miss you and be listening for your call on CNW ch 4. Wishing you Kelly green high 90’s along that big mainline in the sky all the way to the Pearly Gates. Brakes are released. Highball."

Ralph Stevens from Poincana , FL

"Radio Rex High Ball!!! You were a true friend and hard worker. So proud to have worked with you and know that you truly Loved your work with trains and got paid for it double bonus. Rest well good buddy."

Dave Allenson from Noblesville, IN

"I will always remember Rex as an enthusiastic, fun loving, joyful guy. It was always fun to work with him. Rest in peace Radio Rex."

Rex Asselin from Douglas, WY

"Our deepset sympathies go out to your family. Rex R.I.P. I hope we meet on the other side."

Wayne Kimberly Eichmann from Geneva, IL

"Hard to believe no more funny texts or calls from you Rex. We are going to miss you old buddy!"

Kara King (daughter of Lynda Fernow) from North Aurora, IL

"So sad to hear he was taken this young. Very grateful for his spirit, kindness, and support when he was living next door to mom. He was so proud of the railroad and his family. Prayers of strength go out to those he left behind."

Homer Baine from Monticello , AK

"Our condolences and deepest sympathies to you all. Worked with Rex and train #39 for many years with the UP & CNW. Just a great guy. RIH Rex"

Sheryl Markov from Barrington, IL

"It’s hard to imagine a world without Rex. I will miss his laugh, stories and caring nature. Condolences to his family. Love, the Markov family"

Karen and Tim McDonnell from Sunrise , FL

"So sad to hear - Rex was a good man, a good friend, a good neighbor, and very involved in the Townhome Assoc and community. Even after we moved to Florida, we saw through the Sterling Manor Website and Facebook how much he cared and how he touched many lives. He will be missed by so many. Prayers for all he leaves behind 🙏💕"

Joyce J McGhee from Wheaton , IL

"My husband,Paul, often spoke of Rex. I know he would want me to reach out and extend heartfelt condolences to Rex's family. You are in my prayers as you go through this period of grief. Joyce J McGhee"

bob m natiello from ORLAND PARK, IL

"My deepest sympathy goes to Rexs family ...he went to that trainyard in the sky to soon.. 46 years of knowing him and hearing railroad stories and working around him for 37 of those years sorry to say this will be our last transmission R.I.P my friend."

Elbert Trevino from Clinton , IA

"Rex you'll always be In my memories You were a nice guy to work would we had fun and you Made work a little bit more Enjoyable Rest in peace my brother see you on the other side Amen"

Mike Bergeron from Forest Park, IL

"Rex you were a true friend and a professional in every way. RIP radio Rex"

Jeff Thompson from Davenport, FL

"Very sorry and shocked to hear of Rex's passing. Worked many years on the Ft. Madison run with him. It was never boring. Have a few shots for me up there, Rex!"

Larry C Grayer Jr from Homewood, IL

"R.I.P. Rex it was always a pleasure to work with you ."

Harold Kirman from Romeoville, IL

"A great friend, from my first day on the railroad.Will miss you Senoir, glad we got to spend some time last summer. HTK"

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