Clarence “Jr” Houser

Posted: July 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

From the Terre Haute Tribune-Star:

clarenceClay City —  Clarence H. Houser Sr., 79, of Clay City, passed July 3, 2012, at Spring Hill Village, in Terre Haute, following a brief illness.

He was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Terre Haute, the son of Clarence Henry and Mary (Meadlo) Houser.  Clarence was married to Ivis Delp. Clarence worked at Wabash Fibre Box in Terre Haute for many years and retired as a shipping superintendent in 1994.

Clarence was a member of Rock Church for several years. He enjoyed spending time fishing, woodworking, gardening and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Clarence and Mary Houser; wife Ivis L. Houser; sisters, Liz and Buelah and a brother, Arnold Houser.

Clarence leaves behind two sons: Clarence Houser Jr. and wife Sue of Spencer and Richard Houser and wife Jan of Terre Haute; grandchildren: Jeff Houser, Christy Norton (Jay), Tammy McCoy, Lisa Higham (Greg), Kelly Phillips (Josh), and Michael Fuson (Kasey); 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Virgil Houser (Judy). He is also survived by a close friend for 17 years Darlene Russell of Clay City.

Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Bradley Delp officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Monday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clay City Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department 403 W. Seventh St. Clay City, IN 47841. To light a candle in his memory visit:

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