James H. Hause of Sun City Center, Fla., died Sunday. He was 81 and had formerly resided in Nineveh.
Born June 30, 1931, in Mulberry, he was a son of William Raymond and Esther Ruthell (Vore) Hause. He married Betty E. (Brock) Hause on Sept. 20, 1952, in Antioch. She died Nov. 8, 2007.
Mr. Hause was a 1949 graduate of Jackson Township High School in Clinton County and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Korean War. He worked 20 years for the Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis, retiring as a maintenance engineer.
Survivors include daughters Catherine Gordon (Jeff) of Easton, Conn., and Cassandra Summerlot (Marlin) of Avon; a son, Howard Hause (Debbie) of Negley, Ohio; 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; great-grandchildren Chase Summerlot, Matthew Summerlot, and Jameson Hacker; sisters Helen J. Hollis of Sun City Center, Fla., and Marjorie Davison (John) of St. Cloud, Fla.; and a cousin, Marsha Cooper of Ruskin, Fla.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Whitestone Christian Church, 8045 W. U.S. 36, Coatesville, with the Rev. Harlan Kincade officiating. Interment with full military honors will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood.
Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the 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.