The Runge Mortuary & Crematory

838 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA


Thomas W. "Bill" Haussmann

October 21, 1931January 3, 2020

Thomas W. “Bill” Haussmann, 88, of Davenport, IA passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 3, 2020.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Runge Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. He will be laid to rest in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Bill was born a son of Robert C. and Margaret M. (Griffin) Haussmann on October 21, 1931 in Des Moines, IA. He was united in marriage to Joyce P. Teel on June 21, 1953 in Buffalo, IA. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, to his family he was a hero. In 1988, after 37 years of service, he retired from AT&T- Lucient.

Bill was a very social man and had breakfast at Harlan’s on most mornings. He was helpful to anyone in need and a jack of all trades. He had many dogs in his lifetime and loved them all, especially, Buddy.

He is survived by son, William “Billy” (Barb) Haussmann of Davenport, IA; daughter, Rebecca “Becky” (John) Steiniger of DeWitt, IA; grandchildren: Matthew Haussmann, Corie (Shawn) Paxton, Kelly Muth, Laura (Harley) Andrews, Michael (Lea) Guldeupfeunig, Amanda Guldeupfeunig, and Garrett Niebruegge; honorary granddaughter, Jordan Dooley; four great grandsons; seven great granddaughters; and three great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce Haussmann; two sisters; and three brothers.


  • Robert C. Haussmann, Father (deceased)
  • Margaret M. (Griffin) Haussmann, Mother (deceased)
  • Joyce P. (Teel) Haussmann, Wife (deceased)
  • William "Billy" Haussmann (Barb), Son
  • Rebecca "Becky" Steiniger (John), Daughter
  • Matthew Haussmann, Grandchild
  • Corie Paxton (Shawn), Grandchild
  • Kelly Muth, Grandchild
  • Laura Andrews (Harley), Grandchild
  • Michael Guldeupfeunig (Lea), Grandchild
  • Amanda Guldeupfeunig, Grandchild
  • Garrett Niebruegge, Grandchild
  • Jordan Dooley, Honorary Grandchild
  • Also left to cherish his memory are four great grandsons, seven great granddaughters, and three great-great grandchildren.

    He was also preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

  • Scott County Humane Society


  • Visitation Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 10, 2020


Thomas W. "Bill" Haussmann

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Sharon Martin

January 9, 2020

Becky, I am so sorry to learn of your dads passing! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

Richard Peek

January 8, 2020

So very sorry to read of Bill’s passing. I knew Bill for many, many years and feel very fortunate for that. A great guy. All my memories of Bill bring a smile to my face. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

Jane Quigley

January 7, 2020

So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I worked with him for several years. What a treasure! He was indeed helpful and I learned a lot from him. I had nothing but respect and admiration for him.