LaVern Robert Crew (1920 - 2012)


JESUP – LaVern Robert Crew 91 years old of Jesup, died Thursday, June 21, at his daughter's home near New Hartford from cancer. He was born Sept. 23, 1920, at Quasqueton the son of Roy Robert Crew and Ida Belle (Sherrets) Crew.
On Feb. 27, 1942, he was united in marriage to Deloris Faye Voland at the Methodist Parsonage in Independence. LaVern then served in the US Army Air Corp from 1942 – 1946.
Mr. Crew is survived by two daughters, Carolyn (Ivan) Jager of LaPorte City, Barbara (Wayne) Latwesen of New Hartford.
He was preceded in death by his wife Deloris on Octo. 30, 1999. His parents and two brothers, LaVon Crew and Gerald Crew also preceded him in death.
Funeral Services were 11 a.m. – Monday, June5 at the First United Methodist Church, Jesup with Rev. Lynn C. Gardner officiating. Military rites were conducted by Pump-Scheer American Legion Post 342 of Jesup with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Independence. Visitation was from 3 – 6 p.m., Sunday at the White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, and for an hour before services Monday at the church.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 6 to July 21, 2012