Remembrance gathering set for 4 p.m. March 15 in honor of City Manager Rob Hauck

City Manager Rob Hauck addresses staff and community members at a Sept. 25, 2020, ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city's Broussard Park. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
City Manager Rob Hauck addresses staff and community members at a Sept. 25, 2020, ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city's Broussard Park. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

City Manager Rob Hauck addresses staff and community members at a Sept. 25, 2020, ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city's Broussard Park. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Tomball will host a remembrance gathering March 15 at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza following the death of City Manager Rob Hauck on March 13. Hauck, who died in a motor vehicle accident in Waller County, served Tomball as chief of police, assistant city manager and city manager since 2008, Community Impact Newspaper previously reported.

Monday's remembrance gathering, held at 201 S. Elm St. from 4-5:30 p.m., will include a static display by the police, fire and public works departments honoring Hauck as well as comments from local church Real Life Ministries. The community is invited.


A formal memorial service will be announced later this week, the city announced Sunday on its Facebook page.



Mayor Gretchen Fagan also issued a proclamation March 13, calling for all U.S. and Texas flags to be flown at half staff in the city to honor Hauck's service.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia & Conroe | Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball|Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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