CROWN POINT, IN - James Washausen, age 74, of Crown Point, (formerly of Calumet City, IL) passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. James is survived by his three sons: James A. Washausen of Melbourne, FL, Kevin (Kassandra) Washausen of China Grove, NC and Bryan Washausen of McKinney, TX; grandson: Will Washausen; and several nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his wife: Frances Washausen; sister-in-law: Brenda Knoerzer Reay; and brother-in-law: Robert Herrin. James was a Navy Veteran F-4 Squadron, VF-121 Pacemakers. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hammond. James retired from Dalton School District 149 with 27 years of service. He was a member of The National Model Railroad Association and a member of the Buick Club of America.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at GEISEN FUNERAL, CREMATION & RECEPTION CENTRE, 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be at the Funeral Home on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Tim Reay officiating. Interment to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

View directions and sign James' guestbook at www.geisenfuneralhome.com – (219) 663-2500.