Michial W. Rouse, 60, Freetown, passed away at
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12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at home, surrounded by his wife and children.
Mike was a farmer and retired journeyman painter. He was a member of the
International Union of
Painters and Allied Trades and retired in 2012. He attended Kurtz Church of the Nazarene.
Mike enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and granddaughter, and some of his fondest memories were made while being a part of family activities and watching his children play sports. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outside, especially on his hunting trips to Idaho and Colorado. He also enjoyed planting a garden and working with animals.
Born July 7, 1952, in Franklin, he was the son of Henry and Elma Rouse. He married Theresa (Terri) Murphy on June 25, 1977. She survives.
Other survivors include children, Carmeleta (Sam) Beagle, Indianapolis, Sabrina Burton, Norman, and Zebulon Rouse (fiancee Jessica Palermo), Raleigh, N.C.; granddaughter, Brynn Burton; sisters, Margrett Moussa, Houston, Texas, and Marcella Hopkins, Nashville; and brothers, Marvin Rouse, Ash Fork, Ariz., Melvin Rouse (Marty), Congress, Ariz., and David (Debbie) Rouse, Spraytown.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Kenneth Rouse and Dean Rouse.
A celebration of life service will be held at noon Saturday at Kurtz Church of Nazarene with the Rev. Floyd Fisher officiating.
Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made through Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home to Premier Hospice and Palliative Care or to Kurtz Church of the Nazarene.
Family and friends are invited to sign Mike's online guestbook and light a virtual candle in his remembrance at www.w-wfuneralhome.biz.
Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home
320 North High Street Brownstown, IN 47220
Published in Tribune from May 7 to May 10, 2013