Gus William Hahn (M.Ed. ’64)

Gus William Hahn, age 89, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas.He was born on September 30, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas to James Tennie and Gladys Hahn. Gus was a devout Christian, loving husband, nurturing father and grandfather, and the quintessential gentleman. He was a lover of music who sang in groups including the San Antonio Symphony Master Singers, Choral Society and most importantly, he was the longest standing member of the Coker United Methodist Church Choir. He also had a passion for education as a teacher and as a student. Gus held multiple degrees including a Bachelors in Liberal Arts, JD in Law and PHD in Psychology from the University of Texas, as well as a Masters in Education from the University of Houston. Most of his career was spent as a Counselor at San Antonio College, but outside of work he taught extensive bible studies, Sunday school classes and even Art Appreciation classes at the Academy of Learning in Retirement until 2019. Above all, Gus was most proud of his children and grandchildren with whom he always provided his unconditional love and support. Gus has now gone to be with our Savior Jesus Christ and is cheerfully reunited with his wife of 56 years, Dortha Jean Hahn. Gus is survived by his daughter, Lisa Hahn; son, Wayne Hahn; grandchildren Ryan Hahn, Emily Hahn and Ella Hahn.


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