Obituary – Mouser, James Wayne

Class of 1957

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Jim Mouser

Class Assemblies 54-56, Baseball 54-55, Basketball 56-57, Junior Play 55-56, Golf Team 55-57, Home Room President 56-57, Sophomore Class Treasurer 54-55, Student Council 54-55, Home Room Treasurer 54-55.

James Wayne Mouser

February 11, 1939 – June 9, 2006

James W. (Jim) Mouser,67, died Friday, June 9, 2009, at Norman Regional Hospital. Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 3939 W. Tecumseh Rd., Norman. Father Tom Boyer, the Rev. David Spain and the Rev. Harry Vernon Smith will officiate the service. Mr. Mouser’s ashes will be scattered in Colorado at a later date. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home in Moore.

Mr. Mouser was born to W.G. and Lillian Mildfelt Mouser Feb. 11, 1939, in Oklahoma City. He grew up in Perry graduating from Perry High School in 1957. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received a BBA in 1962 and a J.D. in 1965 from the OU College of Law.

Mr. Mouser taught Legal Studies at the OU College of Business for 33 years, retiring as Professor Emeritus in May 1999. He received several professional awards, including: Mortar Board Outstanding Faculty Member; Petroleum Land Management Appreciation Award; College of Business Administration Alumni Council Teaching Fellow 1993-1995; The Merrick Foundation Teaching Award, 1991; and the OU College of Business Outstanding Long-Term Service Award, 1989.

Mr. Mouser returned to OU to teach part-time in the Fall of 2005.

A member of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Oklahoma Bar Association and a Life Member of the OU College of Law Association, he was preceded in death by his parents, W.G. and Lillian Mouser.

Survivors include his wife Janie of Norman; his son James Grant Mouser of Norman; his daughter and son-in-law Morgan and Will Farmer of Broken Arrow; his sister Joan Helen Stinnett of Hurst, Texas; his nephews Mark Stinnett of Colorado Springs, Colo. Rand Stinnett of Hurst, Texas, and Blair Stinnett of Haslet, Texas, and his aunt Helena Mildfelt of Perry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Children and Families, 1151 E. Main St., Norman, OK 73071 or to All Saints Catholic School, 4001 36th Avenue N.W., Norman, OK 73072.