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“I'm so sorry to hear of George's passing. Prayers going out to your family. I worked with George many years at International Harvester. He always...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Sandy Simpson-Polaski - IN

“I worked in the same area with George at I H C or Navistar and my prayers and good wished go out to his family I know he will be missed by all that...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dennis Gladieux - Madison, IN

“I am so privileged to have met George Houser, his smile was so infectious and his laugh made my day. He was so proud at our Veteran's Day...Read More »
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“I met George at Northwoods Village Memory Care Facility where my wife is a residentWe hit it off from the start, as he was a former Marine and I was...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Garald Williams - Ft.Wayne, IN


George O. "Ace" or "Fuzz" Houser, 87, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, George was the son of the late George and Dorothy Houser. George graduated from Elmhurst High School and earned his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. George was a Korean War Marine veteran. He worked as a Design Engineer with Navistar for 30 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 451, Korean War Veterans Chapter 1, and Society of Engineers at Navistar. George enjoyed golfing, bowling, going to Lake George for 59 summers, swimming, and playing cards. He loved his faith and attending Mass. He loved his family and cherished his grandchildren. Surviving are his children, Steven (Connie) Houser of Fort Wayne, Thomas (Rosie) Houser of Hamilton, OH, Teresa (Brian) Gribler of New Haven; grandchildren, Elizabeth, John, Jacob, Nathan, Zachary, Rachel, Hannah, Ben, Erik, and Emily; great-grandchildren, Maddie, Leia, Charleigh, Adrian, RoseMarina and one on the way. George was preceded in death by his wife Joan Houser, infant children, Mary Jo, Joe Michael, and brother, Daniel Houser. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a eulogy service at 7:30 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Korean War Veterans Association.