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James E. "Jim" Brouse Sr., 85, of Selinsgrove, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at his home.

He was born July 2, 1932, in Jackson Township, Snyder County, a son of the late Edward Lester and Ruth (Miller) Brouse. On July 2, 1950, he married the former Jeanette Y. Enders, who passed away Nov. 24, 2015.

Jim attended the Ulrich School, Winfield, and graduated from Selinsgrove HIgh School. He was employed for more than 40 years with Holsum Butterkrust Bakery, delivering to area businesses.
He was a very active member of the Shamokin Dam United Methodist Church, and a member of the N.R.A. He enjoyed country gospel music, hunting, and automobiles.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, James E. Jr. and Jeannine Brouse, of Sunbury, and Gregory L. and Linda Brouse, of Middleburg; three granddaughters, Tish Showers, Talia Beatty, and Kali Yetter; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob and Marley Showers, Evann and Halle Yetter, and Clara and Charlotte Beatty.

He was preceded in death by one son, Scott B. Brouse; one sister, Anna Sue Rowe; one great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Showers; and one daughter-in-law, Kathy Brouse.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Shamokin Dam United Methodist Church, followed by the funeral at 3:30 with Pastor Cindy Gunter officiating.

Burial will be in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

Contributions to honor Jim's memory may be made to the Shamokin Dam United Methodist Church, 3603 N. Old Trail, Box 303, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.
Published on February 16, 2018
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