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 Maude M <I>Hall</I> Kreps

Maude M Hall Kreps

Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Death 8 May 1997 (aged 97)
Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Burial Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 161000879 · View Source
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Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, May 9, 1997
Maude Kreps - Maude M. Kreps, 97, Hopkins, died Thursday, May 8, 1997, at Parkdale Manor Nursing Home, Maryville.
Born Feb. 24, 1900, in Taylor County, Iowa, to Albert and Elizabeth Flowers Hall, she had worked as a telephone operator, waitress and cook at the State-Line Restaurant, Hopkins.
She married Lawrence Miller, Sept. 23,1918 in Bedford, Iowa, who preceded her in death. She married Ray Kreps, March 18, 1924, in Hopkins, who also preceded her in death.
A lifetime resident of the Hopkins area, Mrs. Kreps received her GED diploma at the age of 76. She and her family were quite proud of the accomplishment.
She was a member of the Hopkins Christian Church, Hopkins; the Maple Grove Club; Hopkins Senior Center; and the Glen Ulmer American Legion Post Auxiliary, Hopkins. She was instrumental in organizing the OATS bus organization in Hopkins, serving as a Board member and secretary of the group.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Galen Kreps Sr.; two daughters, Elizabeth Dukes and Betty Morgan; one grandson, Richard Beezley; six brothers; two sisters; and one great-grandson, Phillip Landess.
Survivors include the children from her first marriage, one son, Charles Miller of San Lorenzo, Calif., and one daughter, Ethelyn Sommer of Savannah, Mo.; the children of her second marriage, two daughters, Alice Cross of Hopkins, and Donna Riley of Hopkins; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kreps body will be taken to the Swanson-Price Chapel, Hopkins, after 5 p.m., Friday, May 9.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at Hopkins Christian Church, Hopkins, with the Rev. Royce Bounds officiating.
Mrs. Kreps body will lie-in-state from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., May 10, at the Hopkins Christian Church.
Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins.
Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

Note: Iowa, Births and Christenings, gives her birthplace as Jasper Township, Adams County, Iowa.




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