Floyd A. Hauser Jr., 84, former resident of Cottonwood, a great dad, grandfather, and friend passed away Sunday September 12, 2010 at his home in Graford, Texas. Floyd Arnold Hauser Jr. was born January 18, 1926 in Linden, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Floyd Arnold and Elsie Haines Hauser. He was a corporal in the United States Marine Corps 1st Division during World War II and served in the Asiatic-Pacific Arena from September 1944 to December 1945. Floyd received the Presidential Unit Citation with one star for his service in Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands from April 1945 to June 1945. Floyd was a long time resident and former mayor of Manchester, Kansas. Floyd was preceded in death by a grandson, his parents, and a sister. Survivors are children from his first marriage to Sherry Johnson of Cornville, Arizona; April Brown of Graford, Texas, David Hauser of Cottonwood, Steven Hauser of Dallas, Texas, Lena Crusha of Graford, Texas, and Valerie Hauser of Camp Verde; his wife Beverly Hauser of Abilene, Kansas, and their children; Charles Johnson of Bennington, Kansas, Vincent Neil of Roseville, California, Sherry Clousten of Hope, Kansas, Tina Tanner of Salina, Kansas, and Lisa Picking of Abilene, Kansas; 30 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Mineral Wells, Texas on Saturday, September 18 at 4:30p.m. Information provided by survivors.
Information provided by survivors.