Clement F. 'Clem' Hausman, 91, passed away peacefully Sept. 22, 2014, surrounded by family. Born to Edward Hausman and Mary Ellen 'Nell' Hausman January 16, 1923, in Trinidad, Colo. Clem was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Bruce; and brothers, Edward, George, and Thomas. Survived by his wife, Marjorie 'Marge' Crews Hausman; sister, Justine 'Judy' Laughead; children, Mary 'Stormy' McDonald, Janie Trinklein, Mike Hausman, Bobbie Wills, Patti Spencer, Beth Cady, Jim Hausman, Katie Spear, Tom Hausman, Julie Marshall, and Marie Lansford; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family and friends. Clem grew up in Trinidad and Pueblo, and graduated in 1941 from Centennial High School and was inducted in 2003 in the Centennial Hall of Fame. He served in the US Army Air Corps throughout WWII in the Pacific and was Captain and Airplane Commander of a B-24 bomber crew. After the war, Clem became involved in home building, and established and became first president of the Pueblo Association of Home Builders, launching a lifelong passion for affordable housing for families and elderly people, city development, and empowering young people. Over the years, Clem and his associates built more than 3, 000 homes in Pueblo plus about 1, 000 units in other locales. Clem was also active on housing issues at the national level, serving on the National Association of Home Builders Executive Committee, and ultimately becoming a Senior Life Director. Clem was the Colorado Association for Housing and Building's 1982 Industry Man of the Year and the Pueblo Association of Home Builders' 1998 Builder/Developer of the Year. Known for 'a startlingly calm intensity', Clem's energies extended beyond housing, including relocating Pueblo's airport after the War, organizing the Rotary Career Program for Pueblo high school students, and planning, financing, and developing Pueblo's Skateboard Park and, recently, the Disc Golf Course. After funding their own 11 children through school, Clem and his wife Marge decided to help other young people get a college education. Their foundations have funded scholarships for many students at CSU-Pueblo and Pueblo Community College since the early 1990s and continue to this day to put education within reach of students in the region. Clem remained his entire life energetically involved in his business, community and family. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of life and reception, 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in the Fortino Ballroom Student Center at Pueblo Community College. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. Wonderful memories of the Hausman family…..in Beulah….the huge Hausman family! They always welcomed more kids into their Beulah home and we had such great times gathered around the player piano and riding horses! We came to Clem’s service, but unfortunately we had the wrong info, as we went to the CSU/ pueblo campus instead of PCC. There were other people wandering around too, looking for the service, so we were not the only ones. We were always amazed at the energy of Both Clem and Marge and are happy to have had time with their families. From Laura Amman and Bob Thompson

  2. Wonderful memories of the Hausman family…..in Beulah….the huge Hausman family! They always welcomed more kids into their Beulah home and we had such great times gathered around the player piano and riding horses! We came to Clem’s service, but unfortunately we had the wrong info, as we went to the CSU/ pueblo campus instead of PCC. There were other people wandering around too, looking for the service, so we were not the only ones. We were always amazed at the energy of Both Clem and Marge and are happy to have had time with their families. From Laura Amman and Bob Thompson

  3. Stormy, only knowing you and not all your father’s other accomplishments and family, he must have been a wonderful father to have created you. You are one of the heroes in my life. I pray for your father and for your family to find peace in this difficult time.
    Love,
    Sharon

  4. Stormy, only knowing you and not all your father’s other accomplishments and family, he must have been a wonderful father to have created you. You are one of the heroes in my life. I pray for your father and for your family to find peace in this difficult time.
    Love,
    Sharon

  5. My sincerest condolences to the Hausman family on behalf of my family, Robert, Angelina Vanpelt, Jaime and Anthony Pasquariello. God Bless Clem and his family.

  6. My sincerest condolences to the Hausman family on behalf of my family, Robert, Angelina Vanpelt, Jaime and Anthony Pasquariello. God Bless Clem and his family.

  7. He was one of the best and will be missed by all! Rest in Peace. Dr. Ron Meek, Past President, Pueblo Community College, Las Vegas, Nevada

  8. He was one of the best and will be missed by all! Rest in Peace. Dr. Ron Meek, Past President, Pueblo Community College, Las Vegas, Nevada

  9. Our sincerest condolences to Mr. Hausman’s family. Your loss is magnified in the community that he loved and made better for his presence and leadership.

  10. Our sincerest condolences to Mr. Hausman’s family. Your loss is magnified in the community that he loved and made better for his presence and leadership.

  11. Dear Dad! Thank you for loving Mom! Also, thank you for giving us life! You taught us how to appreciate our uniqueness and not to be ashamed of who we are! You and Mom loved helping people and were always there when we needed you! Thank you. I always felt welcome in your home and knew I could drop in whenever. I am grateful that you encouraged me strongly to get my education, and for helping me through! Thank you for being there Always! We will share your love and give life the best that we can! I Love you Dad! Katie

  12. Dear Dad! Thank you for loving Mom! Also, thank you for giving us life! You taught us how to appreciate our uniqueness and not to be ashamed of who we are! You and Mom loved helping people and were always there when we needed you! Thank you. I always felt welcome in your home and knew I could drop in whenever. I am grateful that you encouraged me strongly to get my education, and for helping me through! Thank you for being there Always! We will share your love and give life the best that we can! I Love you Dad! Katie

  13. Thank you for all that you have taught, and blessed our family with. Our mini ice cream visits will be missed, but will be remembered every time we are in Pueblo. We love you!

  14. Thank you for all that you have taught, and blessed our family with. Our mini ice cream visits will be missed, but will be remembered every time we are in Pueblo. We love you!

  15. Mr. Hausman’s bright vision for the future was evidenced by the strong and kind leadership. He showed the community a better world. Our best to his family.

  16. Mr. Hausman’s bright vision for the future was evidenced by the strong and kind leadership. He showed the community a better world. Our best to his family.

  17. On behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pueblo County Family, our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Hausman’s loved ones. He was a true advocate for young people and Mr. Hausman made an impact in the lives of many young people. Mr. Hausman was a great community leader who had so many accomplishments in his life. He will truly be missed.

  18. On behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pueblo County Family, our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Hausman’s loved ones. He was a true advocate for young people and Mr. Hausman made an impact in the lives of many young people. Mr. Hausman was a great community leader who had so many accomplishments in his life. He will truly be missed.

  19. Mr. Hausman was part of the “Greatest Generation” as a bomber pilot in WWII and then came home and gave all he had to his family and community. He has left his love and his values with his beautiful wife and children and grandchildren. Through Patti and Tracy we have met and enjoyed this wonderful American family that he created. Our prayers are with you all

  20. Mr. Hausman was part of the “Greatest Generation” as a bomber pilot in WWII and then came home and gave all he had to his family and community. He has left his love and his values with his beautiful wife and children and grandchildren. Through Patti and Tracy we have met and enjoyed this wonderful American family that he created. Our prayers are with you all

  21. Our thoughts &prayers are with all of this wonderful family. May God give each of you greAt strength & peace. Truly an amazing man. John &Phyllis Doucette

  22. Our thoughts &prayers are with all of this wonderful family. May God give each of you greAt strength & peace. Truly an amazing man. John &Phyllis Doucette

  23. Mr. Hausman has left a wonderful legacy and even a more incredible family unity. It’s the little things, the small, everyday occurrences that you’ll remember. The love, laughs, the stories, and the smiles. And even though it seems like you can never recover from your loss, it is these very memories that will help push the pain away and bring back the smiles.
    God Bless your Family,
    The Rodrigues Family (Manuel, Kellie, Emily Kayleigh)

  24. What a positive and wonderful legacy Mr. Clem has left for not only his beautiful family, but also for all who knew him. His light will continue to shine in this world through each of us as we strive to follow his life example. Love and prayers to his family.

  25. It is said a person, who departs from this earth, never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds. Through us and what we do, they will continue to live on. Clem’s ‘startlingly calm intensity’� is evidenced in all he accomplished for his family, friends and community. Warm Regards to his family.

  26. It is said a person, who departs from this earth, never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds. Through us and what we do, they will continue to live on. Clem’s ‘startlingly calm intensity’� is evidenced in all he accomplished for his family, friends and community. Warm Regards to his family.

  27. Dad said numerous times that life was for the living. We can carry on with our lives taking his wit, wisdom, joyful way of living and his example of how to live a full and enjoyable life as he would want us to.

  28. Dad said numerous times that life was for the living. We can carry on with our lives taking his wit, wisdom, joyful way of living and his example of how to live a full and enjoyable life as he would want us to.

  29. Mr. Hausman was a wonderful man and certainly had to be a great father to have such a large wonderful family. I wish I had known him but feel like I knew him a little through Marie. The Kromka family is thinking of you and your family, Marie, at this difficult time.

  30. Mr. Hausman was a wonderful man and certainly had to be a great father to have such a large wonderful family. I wish I had known him but feel like I knew him a little through Marie. The Kromka family is thinking of you and your family, Marie, at this difficult time.

  31. Grateful to be a part of this family and to get new glimpses of Dad from these condolences. Jim Bye, an attorney of Dad’s, commented to enjoy the happy times. That advice made me more appreciative of what we have had and to not take it for granted as the norm. Stormy

  32. Marie
    Im Dr. Adan Penilla. I don’t you will remember who I am. We went to high school together. I saw your father’s obituary in the newspaper. Im sorry for your loss. I lost my mother in 2006. It is true, you think about them everyday. My prayers are with you.
    Adan
    arpenilla@hotmail.com

  33. Marie
    Im Dr. Adan Penilla. I don’t you will remember who I am. We went to high school together. I saw your father’s obituary in the newspaper. Im sorry for your loss. I lost my mother in 2006. It is true, you think about them everyday. My prayers are with you.
    Adan
    arpenilla@hotmail.com

  34. On behalf of the Staton family, please know we are thinking of all of you! Your mom and dad were the first to rent an apartment to my parents, way, way back when, and were very kind to them. We grew up together through Centennial, and there are hundreds of great memories. You have much to be proud of and much to be thankful for. Don’t forget to take care of each other! Sending love and hugs, Sally (Staton) Kelly

  35. On behalf of the Staton family, please know we are thinking of all of you! Your mom and dad were the first to rent an apartment to my parents, way, way back when, and were very kind to them. We grew up together through Centennial, and there are hundreds of great memories. You have much to be proud of and much to be thankful for. Don’t forget to take care of each other! Sending love and hugs, Sally (Staton) Kelly

  36. Thanks for being the BEST dad ever! I love and miss you DAD – you have always been such a huge part of my life and I have you in my heart forever. Thank you and mom for having and creating such a fun, happy, loving family (and for having me last)! I love you!!!

  37. Thanks for being the BEST dad ever! I love and miss you DAD – you have always been such a huge part of my life and I have you in my heart forever. Thank you and mom for having and creating such a fun, happy, loving family (and for having me last)! I love you!!!

  38. Dearest Marge, Stormy, Janie, Mike, Bobbi, Patty, Beth, Jim, Katy, Tom, Julie and Marie,

    Wanted you to know that my heart is heavy as I write this. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences on the death of your husband and dad Clem. I don’t profess to know what all is in your hearts right now or the extent of your grief , but I want you to know that I will be praying and lighting candles for each of you. Your husband and father was more of an individual than I’ve ever seen. His long life with all his accomplishments speaks volumes as to the person that Clem Hausman was. His Knowledge, Foresight, Determination and Work Ethic was exemplary. His love of his family was always right there on top of all that he had accomplished. His pride in his family and all that you did were a feather in his hat and he loved you very, very much, as well as all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was so proud of you all. I will never forget how wonderfully he and you, Marge danced. He loved music and loved when we all gathered around the piano player and sang and danced. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to tease as this was his way of saying “I love you”. He was thoroughly loved and looked up to by each of you. I don’t know the last time that I was moved by a obituary but I do know that he is someone that I will never forget. I will keep him and my memories in my heart and be glad that I knew such an outstanding man.

    Prayers, Love, Hugs, Tears and Thoughts of all of you,

    Roe
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