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Beryl Crose

April 18, 1921 — June 15, 2010

Beryl Crose

Beryl Katherine Crose, 89, of Aledo, formerly of Keithsburg, died Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at First Christian Church, Keithsburg. Burial will be at Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 18, at the church. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for Mercer County Nursing Home or Keithsburg First Christian Church. She was born April 14, 1921, in Mannon, Ill., the daughter of Edward and Ruth Halstead Barnhouse. She married Robert Crose Feb. 19, 1942, in Keithsburg. He preceded her in death July 10, 2009. Mrs. Crose was a homemaker. For several years, she worked in the housekeeping department at the Aledo Hospital. She enjoyed gardening. Beryl loved to cook and had a special talent for baking pies. She also enjoyed canning jelly and pickles. Beryl was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, VFW Auxiliary and the Keithsburg First Christian Church, where she was active in the C.W.F. Survivors include her daughter and spouse, Kathryn Ann and Lloyd Willits, Farmington, N.M.; sons and spouses, William Robert and Mary Crose, New Boston, and Randall Thomas and Lorrie Crose, Aledo; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Floyd Barnhouse, Winamac, Ind. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ronald Alan Crose; husband; brothers, Carl, Charles and Vern; and sisters, Gail and Florence.


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