Born June 29, 1891;  Died November 20, 1984


MARIE F. HOUSER, 93, formerly of 1251/2 South Randolph street, died Tuesday at 1:05 p.m. in Millerís Merry Manor.  She had been at the nursing home since November 2. 


Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at McKee-Miles Funeral Home, where Eastern Star services will be held at 8 p.m.  Her funeral will be in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday.  Pastor Ronald Bowman will officiate and burial will be in Cedar Chapel Cemetery.  Preferred memorials are to the Garrett United Methodist Church.


Born June 29, 1891, in Butler Township, she was the daughter of AMOS and NANCY (HUNTER) FITCH.  She and ARTHUR HOUSER were married in Garrett on October 26, 1916.  He preceded her in death, May 30, 1955.


Survivors include two daughters:

            MRS. RALPH (JOAN) DOVE of Huntertown

            MRS. VINCENT (ELAIN) KIRBACH, Bay Village, Ohio

A son:

            RICHARD HOUSER, of Xenia, Ohio

Six grandchildren

Six great grandchildren

Six great great grandchildren.


A brother and two sisters preceded her in death.


Mrs. Houser was a 50-year member of the Garrett Order of Eastern Star, the Garrett United Methodist Church and the Mary-Martha Circle.