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Grace E. (Fleming) Crowley 1906 - 1994


Posted By: Errin Wilker (email)
Date: 1/22/2007 at 13:41:07

Grace Fleming Crowley, 87, of Thornton Manor Nursing Home, Lansing, IA, died there Friday, Feb. 4, 1994.

Grace was born July 17, 1906 at Dinsdale, IA, to Wilson and Edith (Stoakes) Fleming.

She attended schools at Dinsdale and Grundy Center, IA be­fore moving with her parents to a farm in Orange Township near Waterloo, IA where she graduated from the Orange Consolidated School in 1924.

Grace attended Iowa State Teacher College, Cedar Falls and began her teaching career in a rural school near Cedar Falls. After her rural teaching experi­ence, Grace taught at Traer, Clear Lake and Waterloo, IA. While a teacher at Traer, she served as a Reading Consultant for the Iowa State Department of In­struction. She joined Waterloo's Longfellow School faculty in 1944 and remained there for more than 20 years.

Grace mar­ried Leonard Crowley July 13, 1959 in Dubuque, IA.

Following her retirement, Leonard and Grace moved to his native town of New Albin, IA. Leonard died Aug. 22, 1985.

Grace is survived by a niece and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a brother and two sisters.

Services were Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1994 at the Locke Funer­al Home in Waterloo, IA. Burial was in Buckingham Cemetery at Traer, IA.

Source: Newspaper Clipping


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