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Ernestine Elizabeth Sigel Crabtree
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1909
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 2011
Good Samaritan Village
Adams County
Nebraska, USA

Centenarian, Ernestine Elizabeth Crabtree, 101, died Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Ernestine was born December 26, 1909 to John and Elizabeth Sigel in Streator, Illinois.

At the age of 6 months she and her parents and brother Arthur moved to Nebraska. They settled in Hastings where she grew up and graduated from Hastings High School in 1928. She was confirmed at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in 1924 at the age of 14. She was a member of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lutheran League and sang in the church choir. Ernestine was also active in PTA, church circle, taught Sunday school, member of senior fellowship and was superintendent of Sunday school. She married Raymond C. "Ray" Crabtree on November 28, 1929 at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death on September 22, 1994. She assisted her husband in their business, Radio Electronics, for 30 years. Ernestine enjoyed playing the organ for others, especially residents of Village Green at Good Samaritan.

Ernestine was preceded in death by her, husband, Raymond, daughter, Janet, son Richard and her parents.

Son & Daughter-in-law: John & Judy Crabtree
Daughter-in-law: Agnes Crabtree
Grandchildren: 8
Great-Grandchildren: 13
Great-Great-Grandchildren: 6 
Family links: 
  Raymond C. Crabtree (1910 - 1994)
  Richard L. Crabtree (1931 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Parkview Cemetery
Adams County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: CPR
Record added: Dec 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82440732

 Added: Dec. 27, 2011

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