Hauser, John 1879-1936
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 10/17/2012 at 14:25:10
January 23, 1936
FOUND DEAD IN I. C. PUMP HOUSE
John Hauser Is Victim of Heart Attack—57 Years Old
John Hauser, 57, pump station operator for the Illinois Central railroad,
was found dead at his work late Wednesday afternoon the victim of a heart
attack. His body was found lying on the floor in the pump house, by Walter
and Carl Utech, who live nearby.
Mrs. Hauser, his wife, stated that he came home for his regular noon meal,
and complained of feeling dizzy and short of breath.
Besides his wife, he is survived by the following children: Godfrey Hauser,
of this city; Arnold Hauser, of Kingsley; and Mrs. Dehlie Spies, of Merrill.
The body is at Beely’s funeral parlors. Coroner S. H. Luken investigated
his death and ascribed it to heart attack.
John Hauser was born in Plymouth County, Iowa, Dec. 8, 1879, and passed away
Jan. 22, 1936, at four o’clock in the afternoon, at the age of 57 years, 1
month 14 days.
He was married to Pauline Bufzke, Feb. 24, 1904, at Salem, S. D., four
children being born to this union: Arnold of Kingsley, Mrs. Earl Spies, of
Merrill, Godfrey of LeMars, and Joseph who preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife and children, two
grandchildren, Robert Spies and Joan Hauser, one sister, Mrs. John
Backeberg, of Elbow Lake, Minnesota. His parents, and one brother, Percy
Hauser, and one sister, Mrs. Josephine Packer, preceded him in death.
He was employed by the Illinois Central railroad for 19 years.
The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 in the Presbyterian
Church at Crathorne, Rev. W. E. Smith, officiating. The interment will be
made in the Crathorne cemetery.
Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
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