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Walter W. Crouch, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1918
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2013
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA

Walter William Crouch Sr., 94, of Erie, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, in Erie.

He was born in Meadville on Sept. 8, 1918, son of the late Charles E. and E. Hibbard Crouch. On July 4, 1941 he married Idabelle (Sparky) Wheeler in Meadville.

He attended Meadville public schools and later graduated from The Salvation Army's College in New York City.

He and his wife served as Salvation Army officers (ministers) in western Pennsylvania, as well as appointments in Dayton and Findley, Ohio. In 1976, they were transferred to The Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center in Portland, Maine, where they served eight years. They retired in August of 1983 and moved to Erie.

Survivors include a brother, Leland E. Crouch (Bessie) of Buena Park, Calif.; two sons, Walter W. Crouch Jr. and Paul D. Crouch (Jane); two grandsons, Nathan (Brandie) and Matthew Crouch, all of Warren; a granddaughter, Jennifer of Pittsburgh.; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Idabelle (Sparky), in 2006; five brothers, Robert C., F. Wilfred, Orrison H., Floyd L. and Delos W. Crouch; one sister, Alice J. Stowell; and one grandson, Aaron T. Crouch.

Calling hours are Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusckas Funeral Home Inc. East, 2607 Buffalo Road, Erie.

The funeral is Wednesday at 1 p.m. at The Salvation Army Church, corner of Liberty and 11th streets, Erie.

Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery, Meadville.

--The Meadville Tribune
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  Idabell Wheeler Crouch (1917 - 2006)
Greendale Cemetery
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Mar 18, 2013
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 Added: Mar. 18, 2013

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