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Obituary: James H. Hause, Sun City Center, Fla.

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James H. Hause

James H. Hause, 81, of Sun City Center, Fla., and formerly of Nineveh, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

He was born June 30, 1931, in Mulberry to William Raymond and Esther Ruthell (Vore) Hause. He married Betty E. (Brock) Hause on Sept. 20, 1952, in Antioch. She preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 2007.

He was a 1949 graduate of Jackson Township High School in Clinton County. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He retired after 20 years of service for the Ford Motor Co. in Indianapolis, retiring as a maintenance engineer.

Survivors include two daughters, Catherine (Jeff) Gordon of Easton, Conn., and Cassandra (Marlin) Summerlot of Avon; a son, Howard (Debbie) Hause of Negley, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Christopher M. Summerlot, Kevin D. Summerlot, Kaitlin E. Hause, Brittany R. Hause, Taylor E. Hause, Jennifer Hacker, James Hacker, Jacob Gordon, Stephen Gordon and Rita Gordon; three great-grandchildren, Chase Summerlot, Matthew Summerlot and Jameson Hacker; two sisters, Helen J. Hollis of Sun City Center, Fla., and Marjorie (John) Davison of St. Cloud, Fla.; and a cousin, Marsha Cooper of Ruskin, Fla.

The Rev. Harlan Kincade will conduct a service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Whitestone Christian Church, 8045 U.S. 36 West in Coatesville. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Glenns Valley, Greenwood, with full military honors.

Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hause Scholarship Fund in care of Ozark Christian College, 1111 N. Main St., Joplin, MO 64801.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

Information: 738-0202

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