Rev Edward Drew Crowson

Rev Edward Drew Crowson

Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Death 17 Sep 2014 (aged 84)
Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Blk 7, Lot 60, Grv1
Memorial ID 136458290 · View Source
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Rev. Edward Drew Crowson, 84, of Pierre, South Dakota, formerly of Indiana, passed away September 17, 2014 at Avera St. Mary's Hospital.

Graveside inurnment services will take place at 2:00pm, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Lafayette, IN.

Edward was born December 5, 1929 to Beverly Paul Crowson, Sr. and Leona Estelle (Mister) Crowson in Crisfield, Maryland.

On May 17, 1949 he was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Smith at Salem Willows, Massachusetts. To this union were born five children: Beverley, Jean, Donna, Edward Jr. and Anne. Edward worked at Purdue University for almost two decades, retiring as Associate Registrar.

He was also a licensed Lay Minister in the United Methodist Church, serving as Pastor in Pence/Judyville, IN; Amboy/Scircleville, IN; Fort Wayne, IN; St. Paul, IN; Forest/Hillisburg, IN; Frankfort, IN; Hope, IN; Congregational United Church of Christ, Fort Pierre, SD; First United Methodist Church, Pierre, SD; and Southeast Methodist Church in Pierre, SD.

Outside of Edward's love of ministering to people, he enjoyed wood working, toy making, shaker furniture making, storytelling and story writing.

Grateful for having shared in his life are his wife Barbara; daughters: Beverley Wilson, Frankfort, IN, Jean Zaragoza, Lafayette, IN, Donna Gipson, Lafayette, IN, Anne (Tom) Plooster, Pierre, SD; grandchildren: Christopher (Mary) Wilson, Melissa (Kyle) Krathwohl, Joy McBride, Daniel Zaragoza, Edward Zaragoza, Caitlin Plooster and Drew Plooster; great-grandchildren: Cara Krathwohl, Miranda Krathwohl, Logan Krathwohl, Baylee Wilson, Christopher Zaragoza, Kaleb Zaragoza and Madalyn Zaragoza.

Preceding him in death were his parents, grandparents, siblings, and son, Edward Drew Crowson, Jr.

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  • Created by: P. Tyrie
  • Added: 26 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136458290
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Edward Drew Crowson (5 Dec 1929–17 Sep 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136458290, citing Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by P. Tyrie (contributor 48140298) .