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Monday, October 28th, 2013
James Shauver
James C. Shauver, 92, formerly of Madison Township Jay County, Ind., passed away Oct. 26, 2013, at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Portland, Ind. He also was a former resident of Celina.
He was born Feb. 25, 1921, in Jay County, Ind., to James L. and Dortha (Bailey) Shauver. He was married in 1942 to Georganna Williams, who died in 1977. He married Gladys Kuhn in 1979 and she passed away in 2005.
Survivors include a son, Donald (Anita) Shauver, Salamonia, Ind.; a daughter, Sandra Johnson, Portland; two stepsons, Terry (Vicki) Kuhn, Spencerville, and Ron Kuhn, Celina; a stepdaughter, Deb (Tim) Rutschilling, Celina; eight grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was a member of Salamonia United Church of Christ and also attended Grace Missionary Church while residing in Celina. He graduated from Madison Township High School in 1940. He retired from Westinghouse in Union City after more than 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the VFW post 2840 in Salamonia and the American Legion posts in Portland and Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, Portland, the Revs. Herb Hummel and Pastor Bruce Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Salamonia Cemetery, with military rites by Portland American Legion Post 211.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to www.williamsonspencer.com.
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