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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Arnold A. Houser, Jr., 56, died at 10:49 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.

He had been in poor health for three years.

Born in Terre Haute on March 4, 1949, he was the son of Arnold A. Houser, Sr., and the late Mary Martha Yard Houser.

He had been a welder at Great Dane in Brazil for 18 years but retired three years ago due to his disabling illness.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Signal Corps in Korea from 1969-70. He was a member of the Harrison and Blaine Church of Christ, Brazil.

Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Houser.

Surviving are his wife, Suellen Zurcher Houser, whom he married Feb. 2, 1974; his father of Brazil, IN; five sisters, Linda Wallace, West Terre Haute, IN; Sondra (Edward) Camadine, Carol (Roger) Backfish, Tammy (Andy) Wildman and Karen John, all of Brazil, IN; three brothers, Ronald (Connie) Houser, Knightsville, IN; Jackie (Helen) Houser, Center Point, IN; and Patrick (Tamera) Houser, Brazil, IN; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday in Lawson-Miller Chapel. Clarence Houser III and Bro. Walter Hunter will officiate and burial will be in Summit Lawn Cemetery with graveside military rites. Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday.

Send a message of condolence or light a candle in his memory at www.lawsonmillerchapel.com.