Terri Lynn Haselbauer

May 7, 1963 - June 25, 2020

Mrs. Terri L. Hess Haselbauer, 57, of Royal Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Huntington, WV, died Wednesday, June 25, 2020. Terri was born May 7, 1963, a daughter of Ray Malcolm and Ellen Hess of Royal Palm Beach, FL.

Terri graduated from Huntington High School in 1982, and continued lifelong friendships with her Pony Express classmates. Terri was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, WV until moving to West Palm Beach FL in 1986. Attending camp at Peterkin Episcopal Camp in Romney, WV was a favorite summer activity growing up, and a source of many of her fondest childhood memories. Terri married Rudolf Haselbauer July 7, 1990 and they moved to Royal Palm Beach, FL where they were soon blessed with two beautiful children, Brittani Ruthellen and Rudi, Jr. After lovingly raising her own two children, Terri enjoyed working as a nanny, devoting much of her time providing nurturing care for other’s children.

In addition to her mother, Ellen Hess, survivors include her husband, Rudolf Haselbauer; a daughter, Brittani Haselbauer; a son, Rudi Haselbauer, Jr. (Savannah); three brothers, Ray M. Hess, Jr., Ron Hess (Becky), and Dana Hess (Heather); an aunt, Sandra Jordan; three nieces, Candice Borges (Jeff), Morgan Hensley (Patrick), and Payton Hess; four nephews, Jordan Wilkinson (Kayla), Jake Hess, Mason Hess, and Hunter Hess; two great nieces, Hope Borges and Harper Kate Hensley; one great nephew, Dillon Borges, and two cousins, Alan Hess (Jen), and Cheryl Hess Swan (Rich).

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Mac and Virginia Jordan; paternal grandmother, Mary Hess; paternal grandfather, R.S. Hess; father, Ray M. Hess; and sister, Ruth Ann Wilkinson.

Due to COVID-19 no formal services are planned at this time.

Donations may be made in Terri’s name to Gifts of Hope, Inc., P.O. Box 1323 Midland, TX 79702.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

Whistling in the Wind

By Fredrick Buechner

When you remember me, it means that you have

Carried something of who I am with you, that

I have left some mark of who I am on who you are.

It means that you can summon me back to your mind

Even though countless years and miles may stand between us.

It means that if we meet again, you know me.

It means that even after I die, you can still see my face,

And hear my voice, and speak to me in your heart.

For as long as you remember me, I am never entirely lost.



  1. Carla Hall Jul 3, 2020 at 10:48 am

    Sending prayers of love, comfort and sympathy to the Hess and Haselbauer families.

  2. Jeanne Speakes Jul 3, 2020 at 12:23 pm

    Terri, I’m holding the wonderful times in my heart. You and all your precious friends are all packed in there. My prayers are with Rudi, Brittanie, Rudi jr. your beautiful Mother, brothers and all your family. Rejoice!! Heaven gained a beautiful angel. I love you little one.

  3. Laura Glaude Jul 4, 2020 at 10:23 am

    I’m sending prayers of comfort, strength and love to the Hess and Haselbauer families during this very difficult time. I loved Terri deeply and no words will ever be able to express how truly sorry I am and how deeply broken my heart is that she is gone. We had so many wonderful memories and the best of times together. Her laughter and spirit will always be with me. Rest In Peace my lifelong beautiful best friend. I’ll see you on the other side.
    Love you! ❤️💜❤️

  4. Mindy Pappas Noll Jul 4, 2020 at 10:37 am

    My sincere condolence to Terri’s family and all who love her! I’ve known Terri since grade school! We’ve shared some really great times on the dance floor! I’ll miss her smiles, hugs and laughter! She was a good friend to everyone!

    I wish you peace and understanding during this difficult time and always!

  5. Regina Johnson-Fitzpatrick Jul 4, 2020 at 10:45 am

    Sending prayers for the family and friends. Just remember that when NO ONE understands or there to talk to, God is there for you.

  6. Andrea Carelli ( Fain) Jul 4, 2020 at 11:12 am

    I’m still in total disbelief of this Angel being called home. You were such a magnificent being so genuine always a smile or joke. The ultimate party animal. Never passing judgement. I remember me going my trials and tribulations and you reached out to me to let me know you were there. Out of sight out of mind certainly will never be 4gotten. Love you Always My Everlasting Friend.

  7. Larry and Lynn Smith Jul 4, 2020 at 11:38 am

    Our deepest condolences to the Hess and Haselbauer families during this difficult time. Our prayer is that you find comfort and peace in your memories of Terri. She will remain in our hearts until we meet again.

  8. Jill Underdonk Stevenson Jul 4, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    Sending love and sympathy to all of Terri’s family. My heart aches for all of you! May God be with you and know that you don’t grieve alone.

  9. Mary Nifakos Jul 4, 2020 at 7:01 pm

    Still can’t believe your gone .RIP Terri💔😪🙏😘

  10. Janice Cheeks Jul 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    Prayers of comfort and strength during this time for the Hess and Haselbauer Family from the Cheeks and Palmer family.
    HHS Class of 1982

  11. Maria (Snider) Jones HHS 1981 Jul 4, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    My heart, thoughts and prayers for Terri’s family. May God Bless you with Peace and Comfort! Terri was always making everyone laugh. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

  12. Lester Boyce Jul 4, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    Deepest condolences, may God bring the family peace and.comfort during this time of grief.

    Lester Boyce

  13. Lissa Marcum Jul 4, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    Sending my love and condolences to the Hess and Haselbauer families. I will cherish the memories she has left me with. She was my fun girl. Her laughter and big heart will stay with me forever. Peace be with her and her family ❤️

  14. Cindy Banks Jul 5, 2020 at 1:25 am

    Sending my deepest prayers and condolences to Terri’s family and 1982 Classmates of Huntinfton High. You will truly be missed.

  15. Susan Wilburn Eastham Jul 5, 2020 at 10:52 am

    My deepest sympathy to Terri’s friends and family. Love and prayers.

  16. Carol Underdonk Jul 5, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Rest In Peace . My sincerest condolences to the family. You are loved by many.

  17. Mark Jeffers Jul 5, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    So sorry to learn of Terri’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. May the hearts of all the faithfully departed Rest In Peace, and May life perpetual shine upon them.

  18. Bobby Orme Jul 5, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    God speed my friend, may God shine upon and all his blessings

  19. Eddie Booth Jul 5, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    Sending Love and Prayers to all the family!!

  20. Kiki Jul 5, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    Thinking of you and your family. Rest in peace my friend.

  21. Lou Williamson Jul 6, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Prayers, condolences, and love during this most difficult time. Sorry for the loss of your wife, mom, sister, daughter
    God bless you all.

  22. Amy Spurlock Conley Jul 8, 2020 at 2:24 pm

    My sincere condolences to the Hess and Haselbauer families. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Terri will be greatly missed.

  23. John castlegrande Jul 11, 2020 at 6:16 pm

    I’m at a loss of words at what to say about the loss of Terri To her family I’m very saddened by her passing !

  24. Liza Buffington Jul 11, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    Terri, you will live on in so very many peoples hearts and mind. You were and are dearly loved and will be dearly missed. My prayers for healing and comfort to the Haselbauer and Hess Family. I’m so sorry you departed from us too soon. God bless you. Rest in Peace.

  25. Greg Smith Jul 11, 2020 at 7:23 pm

    Terri had a smile that lifted us all. Loved her, and all of the Hess family! Prayers, love, and deepest regrets being sent to all her family and friends..

  26. Scott Luther Jul 11, 2020 at 7:31 pm

    Prayers of comfort for the family. May Terri rest in the peace of heaven. May all she touched remember her kind heart and share it with others…

  27. Jefri Wilkinson Jul 11, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Prayers of comfort for all the family. You were dearly loved, Aunt Terri!
    Rest in peace.

  28. Maureen Matthews Jul 11, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    My mother, sisters, and I have such fond memories of Terri from all the years we spent together at Peterkin. She was the leader of our group!. Always full of life and laughter and so much fun! Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time to Ellen, Butch, Ronnie, and Dana, and for Terri’s entire family and large group of friends.

  29. Buck and Carol Greene Jul 11, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    Sending prayers of peace and comfort at this sad time, so sorry for your loss, Rest In Peace Terri.

  30. Laura McComas Hanley Jul 11, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    My deepest sympathy to Terri’s family and friends. I am so saddened to hear of her passing. May she Rest in Peace. Love and prayers to you all.

  31. Judy Burford Davis Jul 12, 2020 at 7:50 am

    My memories of Terri are of her being a very sweet girl who always had a smile on her face, and was friendly to everyone. I am so sorry for your loss, and I will be praying for your family during this difficult time! Love and prayers for all of you!

  32. Lee Ann (Stepp) Rask Jul 12, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to Terri’s family and many friends! May your special memories bring you a peace that surpasses understanding. I will remember Terri’s beautiful smile and sense of fun!

  33. Marcela Randolph Jul 12, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    My loving thoughts and prayers to the whole family. May God comfort your broken-hearted.🙏🏻🌹💖

  34. Lee/Smoke/Dru Matthews Jul 12, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    There are no words…….but so many memories. Terri was so funny and cute always. Huntington days, Peterkin days, Myrtle Beach and Florida days….. our love to all of you. If you need us call…..

  35. Marc & Jeanne Anne Rutherford Jul 12, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    We were so sorry to hear of Terri’s passing. Please know that all of you are in our prayers. Terri was a bright ray of sunshine with her million dollar smile and fun spirit. Above all, she loved her family. She will be missed by so many.

  36. Barbara Selkirk Jul 12, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    Dear Ellen and cousins,
    My heart breaks for you. I wish I had gotten to Florida to see you, Ellen, and meet Terri. Terri —the woman I saw on those FaceBook pages — was so full of life and always surrounded by friends. When I take my sunset walks each evening, I will think of how much Terri enjoyed beautiful sunrise walks. I believe something that my father, Sam Selkirk, said to me has been passed down through the family. He always said, look at the moon, and you will remember me. I will look at sunrise and sunset and remember Terri’s lovely spirit.

  37. Jennifer Grady Jul 13, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I will miss you Terri! Prayers to Rudi and family 🙏🙏🙏

  38. Biz Thomas Merkey Jul 14, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Dear Hess and Terri’s Family:

    My heart is so heavy and sad over the death of Terri. I know how loved she was by her family and so so many friends. I will always remember her smile and infectious laugh. I will remember our times growing up in the Episcopal church together and going to Wednesday night family dinners at church during a lent. I know her death leaves a huge void in your family and an incredible sadness. I wish all of you strength during this time in knowing that she knew she was loved by all of you and that she loved all of you too. My prayers and love are with all of you during this sad time.

  39. Renee Jul 14, 2020 at 2:58 pm

    Miss your laugh and Our talks
    You know I love ya 💜💜💜💜

  40. Joan and Rocco Muriale Jul 14, 2020 at 9:27 pm

    Missing you Terri. Praying for the Hess and Haselbauer families.

  41. Rob Jul 15, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Many prayers for the Hess and Haselbauer families. Terri would always leave a smile in your heart and was a bright star who gave so much to others. I was blessed to see my old high school friend on her final birthday. She will be sorely missed.

  42. Judy Fitzgerald Jul 16, 2020 at 9:08 am

    Terri left an impression on everyone she met. She will always be missed. Sending thoughts and prayers to all of her family and friends who will always love her and miss her.

  43. Janet (Smythe) Troutman Jul 20, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    Prayers and thoughts for the family. So sorry for your loss

  44. V l m Jul 23, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    You are always are angel 👼🏻

  45. Paula Howbert Jul 24, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    Thank you for donations made to Gifts of Hope was n memory of Terri. Terri’s sister Ruth Ann dreamed of a place like Hope House to house cancer patients receiving treatments here in Midland Texas. I was honored to know Ruth Ann and be apart of making that dream come true. I am sorry I didn’t know Terri but being a sister she would have been just as awesome. I am sorry about your loss.

  46. McCabes Aug 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    Damn Terri! Death sucks! Just takes a place out of your heart! I hate it! Just know you were loved by so many and always made everyone smile with your crazy analogies! Sincere condolences does out to Rudy and the entire family!

  47. Deborah Watch Dec 28, 2020 at 5:43 pm

    I will miss my friend! Because if you I have found the live of my life ! See ya on the dance floor my friend !

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