Bonnie Jean Calhoun Hauser

Published 8:46 am Thursday, March 16, 2023

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Bonnie Jean Calhoun Hauser, 91, of Winston-Salem passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2023 at Trellis Supportive Care after a memorable and meaningful life.

Born Sept. 17, 1931, Jean was the oldest child of Grady Lee and Bonnie Craig Calhoun. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, by her stepmother Nannie Wilson Calhoun, and byher beloved brother Richard Lee Calhoun.

She was raised in Walnut Cove in Stokes County, NC. After marrying Thomas Eugene Hauser Jr. in 1950, they had five children. She had various careers during her lifetime including medical assistant, bookkeeping and office management, sales, real estate and insurance. Her varied interests included charitable and volunteer activities and politics including serving as a precinct supervisor. She was very involved in her church congregations throughout her life. Her giving caring spirit made her beloved by all who knew her. She was faith in action. She continued her lifelong curiosity and love of learning, embracing online technology to stay connected to family, friends and current events even in her 90s. Her perseverance and welcoming personality allowed her to impact many lives with guidance, faith and love.

Remaining siblings are Linda Harris, Bonnie Brown and Joani Merritt (sisters), and Morris Calhoun (brother). Remaining children are Bonnie Sue Cobbs (Bailey), Richard Patrick Hauser (Suzie), Randall Craig Hauser, Diana Lynne Hauser, and Allyson Hauser Sawtelle (Patrick). She also leaves a legacy of 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one precious grandchild, Ashley Hauser.

Jean’s spirit is interwoven into all she left behind and she will be missed and remembered. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, March 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 2690 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in honor of Bonnie Jean Hauser.