Charles "Fred" Bouse, 86, of Fiat, IN, passed away at 2:30 PM on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his residence. He was born on Monday, March 07, 1927, in Jay County, IN and was a lifetime Jay County resident. He married Patricia E. "Pat" Duff on Saturday, December 04, 1948 in Bluffton, IN. Fred was a 1945 graduate of Pennville High School. He had retired after 41 years of service from Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne, IN. Fred was a lifetime Fiat (Penn Township, Jay County) Farmer. He was a member of the Tri State Gas Engine and Tractor Association in Portland, IN. Fred enjoyed John Deere Tractors, especially his 1957 620. He liked to garden, take nature rides on his golf cart and spend time at home as a loving husband and father.
Survivors include: One Daughter - Rebecca Ann Bouse, Fort Wayne, IN.
He was preceded in death by his: Father - Harold Bouse, Mother - Carrie (Hinshaw) Bouse, Wife - Patricia E. "Pat" Bouse, Son - Larry Joe Bouse, Son - Harold William Bouse, Sister - Juanita Beers and Brothers - Harley Bouse and Howard Bouse.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Thursday, February 27, 2014, one hour before the service.
A service to celebrate Fred’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 27, 2014 with Pastor Mitch Corwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Hill - I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville.
Preferred memorials: Pennville Fire Department P.O. Box 252 Pennville, IN 47369 or Donor's Favorite Charity
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.