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2014-02-20

Gene R. Kauth

1927-2014

Gene R. Kauth, 87, of Medina, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, in Kerrville. He was born Jan. 5, 1927 in Normal, Illinois, to Francis and Viola Hall Kauth.
A retired executive with State Farm Insurance in Dallas, Gene was a poet, who also enjoyed fishing and to dancing. Additionally, he loved people, music and the outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Phila Hall Kauth; son David Allan Hall Sr. and his wife, Jennifer; grandchildren, David Allan Hall Jr. and his fiancée, Caroline Bonnel; John Lyle Hall and his fiancée, Abbey Williams; and Taylor Marshall Hall and his wife, Samantha; and step-granddaughters, Kaitlyn Denn and Meagan Denn. Gene is also survived by many lifelong friends and his many beloved pets.
He was predeceased by his son, John Marshall Hall.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Gene's name to the Medina Community Library or to Shriner's Children's Hospital.
Condolences may be sent to the family by selecting the "Send Condolences" link at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.