John Edwin Mouser, the son of the late Neal and Minnie McDaniel Mouser, was born in St. Louis on Feb. 8, 1928, and died in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 21, 2005, at the age of 77.
His valiant fight over, John succumbed to the ravages of Parkinson's disease on June 21, 2005. He bore his illness with an uncomplaining gentleness and love for those around him. His quick wit and stimulating conversations made him everyone's favorite dinner guest.
The practice of law in California encompassed 40 years of his adult life, leaving him well respected by his peers and business associates. Prior to that he served in the Korean conflict era ending with the rank of Captain (Ret.) in the J.A.G. Corps.
He spent his formative years in Dexter and graduated from the Dexter High School in 1946.
Surviving are his wife, Ann Doreen Mouser of Salt Lake City, Utah; one son, John Keith Mouser; three daughters, Clelia Mouser, Julia Lemberg and Virginia Earnes, all of California; two grandchildren; one brother, Ronald Mouser of Albuquerque, N.M.; and one sister, Neva Gressmen of Hurricane, Utah.
A visitation and celebration of John Mouser's life will begin at 11 a.m. with visitation to follow on Thursday, July 14, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. All family and friends are invited to share their many wonderful memories of John's life.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Utah, 845 East 4800 South Suite 120, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www . w a t k i n s f u n e r a l home.com.