DeRousse, James O.
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2011
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, MO 63028
Date: Monday, April 11, 2011
Time: 10:00am Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 555 Bailey Rd, Crystal City, MO
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
Muscular Dystrophy Association, 7909 Big Bend Road, Webster Groves, MO 63119 or Jefferson Regional Medical Center Hospice, P.O. Box 350, Crystal City, MO 63019
James O. DeRousse, age 78, of Festus, MO entered into rest on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at his residence. He was a retired crane operator for St Louis Ship Yards. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Festus. He loved farming with his son and family, loved being the "boss" and enjoyed his time with his family.
Born April 29, 1932, in Festus, MO to the late Bernard and Stella (Bauman) DeRousse. He is survived by his wife of 55 years: Lena M. (Medley) DeRousse of Festus, a son: Chris (Carol) DeRousse of DeSoto, grandchildren: Lisa (Ken) Franklin of Festus and Michael DeRousse of Festus, great grandchildren: Austin, Tyler and Samantha, brothers: John "Bill" DeRousse of Festus and Bernard "Tub" DeRousse of DeSoto, sisters: Harriet Gamblin of Bonne Terre and Opal White of Madison, IL and sister in law: Veda Lee Mueller of Hillsboro. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Robert DeRousse, Albert DeRousse, and Jerry Rose and sister: Bernadine DeRousse.
Father Joe Wormek to officiate mass