Jennifer Houser


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Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 8:13 pm
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Jennifer F. Houser, 37, a resident of Princeton, Iowa, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Trinity Bettendorf.
Following Jennifer's wishes, cremation rites will be accorded, and there will be a private family service. The Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials can be made to the Jennifer Houser memorial fund.
Jennifer Faye Grosz was born Jan. 21, 1975, in Davenport, a daughter of Marvin Albert Grosz and Kimberley Day Morden. She was united in marriage to Delaney John Houser on Dec. 15, 2004, in Davenport.
Jen had a wonderful way with animals and was a talented trainer and breeder. She began working at Teskes Pet and Garden Center in Bettendorf and then opened her own dog breeding and kennel business, Riverview Belgians. She raised many show dogs and received numerous awards for her Belgian Sheepdogs.
Survivors include her husband, Delaney, Princeton; her mother, Kimberley Morden and her life partner, Harry Meredith, Colona; stepbrothers, Mike and Joey Grosz, McCausland, Iowa; and an aunt, Dr. Andrea Morden-Moore and Dr. John Moore, Champaign; and an uncle, Craig and Elyssa Morden, Denver; her father-in-law, Bill Houser, East Moline; and loving cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father; her grandparents; and her mother-in-law, Brenda Houser.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Jennifer's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.












 



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