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Norbert Crock 1900-1957

CROCK, PLATNER, PHILLIS

Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 5/22/2019 at 09:00:03

5 December 1957 - The Tipton Conservative

Funeral services for Norbert U. Crock, 57, retired farmer, were held at St. Mary's church in Mechanicville with the Rev. P. J. Casey and the Rev. Edward Collins in charge.

Pallbearers, all nephews, were Paul and Robert Crock, Mechanicsville; Herbert Crock, Olin; Jack Crock, Cedar Rapids; Donald Crock, Arlington, Ill., and Raymond Crock Jr., Tipton. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery.

Crock suffered a heart attack while attending a meeting at St. Mary's church in Mechanicsville Nov. 14 and died Nov. 16 at Mercy hospital in Iowa City.

Norbert Urban Crock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Crock, was born Jan. 2, 1900, at Harrietsville, Ohio. He came to Iowa at an early age, and farmed southwest of Clarence until Jan. 2, 1956, when he and his wife moved to Mechanicsville.

He is survived by his wife, Edith, whom he married June 29, 1927, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport; two daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Genevieve) Platner, Mechanicsville; and Mrs. Orva (Adeline) Phillis, Tipton; one son, Edward N., Clarence, and eight grandchildren.

Also surviving are three brothers, Clarence, Mechanicsville, and Raymond and Leander, Tipton; and one sister, Sister Mary Philomena, supervisor of Mercy hospital, Iowa City. He was preceded in death by his father.

Mr. Crock was treasurer of the Men's Council and a member of the Holy Name society of St. Mary's church, Mechanicsville, and a past director of Fairfield township Farm Bureau.


 

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