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Obituaries

Gerald F. Housman

Gerald F. Housman passed away on December 29, 2023, at the age of 83.

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Gerald was born April 18, 1940, in St. Louis, Missouri, son of the late Eugene and Lillian (Vavra) Housman. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marylou (James) Housman of Defiance, Missouri; his son, James Housman of Florida; his daughter, Christine Closson of Florida; brother, Ronald (Lois) Housman of Michigan; three grandchildren; niece, Linda (Bill) Bryan; and nephew, Mark (Karen) James. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Housman and Lillian (Vavra) Housman.

Gerald was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Augusta, Missouri. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for many years, and in retirement he worked at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, Missouri. In his spare time, he enjoyed going fishing, woodworking, boating, and traveling. Gerald had a soft spot in his heart for all of his dogs, but most of all, he loved his wife and spending time with her. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Visitation: Friday, January 5, 2024, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, 5542 Walnut Street, Augusta, MO 63332.
Funeral: Friday, January 5, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church — Augusta, 5912 S Missouri 94, Augusta, MO 63332.
Interment: Following the Funeral Service at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery, Augusta, MO.
Memorial donations may be made to: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 5912 S Missouri 94, Augusta, MO 63332.