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James Edward Loser, 92, Leesburg, passed away Tuesday, April 18, at 3:25 a.m. in Leesburg.
He was born April 17, 1925, to James Clifford and Cecilla Blanche (Hatton) Loser in Culver.
James was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army who received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. After serving his country, he moved to Warsaw to help his father and brother, Jack, with the Indiana Motor Bus Company. The business was moved to Fort Wayne in 1971 and it became Summit Coaches in 1980s. After his retirement, he started a golf-cart business, The Old Pro Shop, in Clunette.
He married Elaine (Korth) May 22, 1970, in Warsaw. She preceded him in death Sept. 13, 2016.
James was a member of the Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of American Legion Post 49, Warsaw, for more than 50 years, a member of Tippecanoe Country Club and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1126, Warsaw.
He is survived by his daughters, Renie Loser, Warsaw, and Allison (husband, Kevin) Robie, Leesburg; five grandchildren, Mona, Jason, Ryan, Adrian and Stephanie; and eight great-grandchildren.
He is also preceded in death by his parents; his son, George Day; sisters, Virginia Darr, Marian Rose Huss and JoAnna Sheline; and brothers, Carl Loser and Jack Loser.
Visitation will take place Friday, April 21, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.
There will be a funeral service Saturday, April 22, at 11 a.m. at Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church with Dr. Erik Ohman officiating.
Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, with military honors by American Legion Post 49, VFW Post 1126 Warsaw, and Military Funeral Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions be made to Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 S. High St., Warsaw, IN 46580 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.
To sign the guestbook or send a condolence, visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.
Published on April 19, 2017
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