Norman C. Houben

Norman C. Houben, 74, of Youngsville, passed away Thursday night Feb. 28, 2013, at the Rouse Warren County Home.

He was born Feb. 7, 1939, in Silver Creek, N.Y., a son of the late Albert and Agnes Nichols Houben.

Norman was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from Blackstone Valeo in Jamestown, where he worked as a tool and die maker. Norman enjoyed hunting, had served as a Boy Scout leader for a number of years, and enjoyed racing snowmobiles for a period of time.

He is survived by his loving wife, Judy Morrison Houben, whom he married Oct. 4, 1969, in South Dayton, N.Y.; a son, Leslie Houben and a daughter, Heather Houben, both of Youngsville; a brother, Theodore Houben in Tennessee; and a granddaughter, Amber Houben.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter at birth; and a brother, David Houben.

All services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Rouse, 701 Rouse Ave. Youngsville, PA 16371.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Ser-vices in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all ar-rangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome. net.