Ralph E. Houser, 88, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
He was born October 29, 1924, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Howard and Mabel (Finkhouse) Houser.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired in 1982 after 18 years as a machinist at Harvester. He was a member of American Legion Post 47 and Resurrection Lutheran Church.
Surviving are one son, Steven E. (Tamara) Houser, Springfield, Ohio; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Juanita Houser, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Helen M. (Shively) Houser, one brother, Robert Houser, and one sister, Lois McComb.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 25, at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Burial is in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Resurrection Lutheran Church.
Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home in Ft. Wayne, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.