Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Crussels in:
 • Garland Brook Cemetery
 • Columbus
 • Bartholomew County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Howard Benton Crussel, Sr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 9, 1911
Newbern
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 16, 2008
Columbus
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Columbus Republic 18 May 2008
Howard Crussel Sr.
Columbus

Howard B. Crussel Sr., 97, of Columbus passed away at 12:45 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2008, at Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Mr. Crussel was a retired farmer and a lifelong member of the Newbern United Methodist Church where he served as church treasurer for 16 years, a church trustee, Sunday school superintendent and teacher. He was a 4-H boys club leader, Boy Scout leader and Clifty township Farm Bureau President. He was Democrat precinct committeeman for 22 years and also served as Clifty Township Trustee. He was a very dedicated man to his church, his family and his farm.

Mr. Crussel was born near Newbern on February 9, 1911. He was the son of Edward and Flossie Swaim Crussel. He married Dorothy C. Oliphant on May 27, 1932 and she preceded him in death on June 7, 2006.

He is survived by sons, Howard B. (Joanne) Crussel, Jr. of Lafayette and Marvin (Nancy Jo) Crussel of Columbus; a daughter, Donna Robinson of Evansville; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and one nephew.

The funeral service will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Newbern United Methodist Church with Dean Henderson officiating. Calling will be at the church on Monday from 12:00 p.m. until service time. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Newbern United Methodist Church through Norman Funeral Home.

Mr. Crussel was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, James E Crussel; and a sister, Vanessa Crussel Setser.

Online condolences may be sent to the Crussel family at www.normanfuneralome.net.


Columbus Republic 23 May 2008
Service
Howard B. Crussel

The funeral for Howard B. Crussel Sr., 97, of Columbus was conducted Monday at Newbern United Methodist Church with Dean Henderson offi ciating. Special piano and fl ute music was provided by Mr. Crussel's great-granddaughter, Ashley Crussel.

Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lynn, Chuck, Don, Heath, Brian and Roger Crussel.

Mr. Crussel died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Oliphant Crussel (1914 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Howard Benton Crussel (1933 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Garland Brook Cemetery
Columbus
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: May 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36950477
Howard Benton Crussel, Sr
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Howard Benton Crussel, Sr
Added by: James Cowin
 
Howard Benton Crussel, Sr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Leah D. Lichtenberg
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Miss seeing you at Newbern Methodist Church, hug Aunt Minnie and Uncle Floyd for me.
- Teresa Essex
 Added: Dec. 16, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service