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Obituary ~ Martha Elizabeth (Hagan) Crouse
September 26, 1920 ~ March 11, 1985
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
MARTHA ELIZABETH “BETTY” CROUSE, daughter of OLDRICH H. and EVA BARTLETT HAGAN, was born Sep. 26, 1920 at Cainsville, Mo. and died March 11, 1985 at the home of her daughter in Lexington, Ky.
BETTY was married to RAY E. CROUSE on Dec. 30, 1945. They were parents of two daughters, CATHERINE and LINDA RAE. They made their home in Leon, Iowa where RAY had a car dealership for 24 years. BETTY was socially active in the Leon community. She was a member of the Cainsville Christian Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, RAY, sister, FRAN ADDISON; brother, JIMMY, and an infant sister.
Survivors include her two daughters; CATHERINE BROWN and her two daughters BRISJA RAE BROWN and CIRRIS ELIZABETH BROWN; all of Lexington, Ky.; and LINDA DEFEO and husband, Dr. TED DEFEO and their children, ANGELA BETH HUBBARD, JIMMY DEFEO and GINA DEFEO all of Prairie Village, Ks.; one sister, MARY LEE WYATT and husband, ANDREW, Bethany, Mo.; nephews; nieces; other relatives and friends.
Transcription & submission by Sara Rose Joan LeFleur