Dec. 13, 1942 - July 9, 2013
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NILES - James H. Bousman, 70, of Barron Lake in Niles, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his residence with his loving family at his side. He was born on December 13, 1942, in Jonesboro, Indiana, to the late Henry and Oleta Belle (Hines) Bousman. On December 31, 1989, James married Marti Beabout at a ceremony in Plymouth, Indiana. James spent 32 years working at Bendix. In his free time James enjoyed genealogy, spending time with his family, and spending time at the beach. He is survived by his wife, Marti Bousman of Niles; all of his loving children, Robert Bousman, Jackie Ritchie, James Bousman Jr., and a host of other children, Elizabeth (Terry) Walesiewicz, Brad (Karen) Beabout, David (Shelley) Beabout, Cheryl (Brant) Morris, Bill (Becky) Campbell, Rose (Doug) Lary, Mary Shaffer; 33 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maribelle Bousman of Jonesboro, IN, and Edith (Alan), and nephew, Daniel Durham of Muncie, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents, and daughter, Rosalie Bousman A celebration of James' life will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the Howard Township Jones Park. An interment will be held at a later time at Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made in James' memory to the
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. Condolences, photos, and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com or on our Facebook page www.FaceBook.com/BrownFuneralHomeNiles. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Published in South Bend Tribune on July 12, 2013