Dan Hamlin House, 84, of Palmyra, Mo., died Tuesday at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Dan Hamlin House, 84, of Palmyra, Mo., died Tuesday at Hannibal Regional Hospital. He was born on the farm near Palmyra, Mo., Jan. 21, 1930, the son of James Victor and Josephine Francis Crane House.
After serving in the U.S. Navy, he met and married Betty Jean Callighan June 25, 1950, and they were together almost 64 years. She survives.
Other survivors include a brother, Bill House and wife Betty of Palmyra; sister, June Myers of Emden, Mo.; sister-in-law, Eunice House of Hannibal; children, Jim House and wife Donna of Monroe City; Dianna Hoenes and husband Rick of Palmyra; Steve House of Palmyra; Vickie House of Hannibal; Julia Lehenbauer of Palmyra; 14 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Charles Myers, and brother, Harry House.
Mr. House worked for MFA Oil Company as Bulk Plant Manager for 30 years (retired 1995) delivering gas and diesel to families in the Palmyra area. Prior to his employment with MFA, Mr. House worked for Marion County and the City of Palmyra for several years. He attended Kemp School near Palmyra.
During retirement, Mr. House enjoyed life on the farm and visiting with family, and especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Little Union Cemetery west of Palmyra. Rev. Dewayne Larenson and Rev. Terry M. Buster will officiate. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion 174. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at Little Union Baptist Church, west of Palmyra. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Union Baptist Church or Little Union Cemetery Association. Casket bearers are Brock Hoenes, Andy Augspurg, Steven Brock, JonDan Lehenbauer, Joe Heibel, and Jeff Heibel. Honorary Bearers are Kevin Ahearn, Ryan Buckman, and Justin Brocaille. Services entrusted to Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel, Palmyra, Mo.
Online condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com