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Visitation:

Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:00 to 11:00 am
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Saturday, July 22, 2017
11:00 am
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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James Rouse

James Daniel Rouse, 65, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

James was born July 16, 1951, in Lucas, Iowa, to Howard and Herm (Hockins) Rouse. He served in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a welder, mechanic, and a social worker. He was a selfless person and devoted himself to helping recovering addicts. James was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He liked riding his motorcycle, playing softball, and participating in father-daughter Tae-kwon-do with his daughter, Jamie.

James is survived by his daughter, Jamie Rouse, older brother, Roy Rouse, step-daughter, Michelle Barnes, and close family friends, Vincent and Nita Meek and their daughter Heather. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Katherine Lass, and his close friends, Glen Meek and Bill Schaffer.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of James.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.