Obit: Crossgrove, William Howard (1897 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Crossgrove, Peters, Drews, Erickson, Scott, Fleming

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 4/20/1972

Crossgrove, William Howard (28 August 1897 - 15 April 1972)

Funeral services for William Howard Crossgrove, age 74, of Colby, who died April 15 at his home as the result of a heart attack, are to be held today (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m. from the Colby Methodist Church. The Rev. Bervie Scott and Rev. Raymond Fleming will officiate and burial will be made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

William Crossgrove was born August 28, 1897, at Attica in Green County and received his education n in the Belleville School system. His marriage to the former Dora Peters took place November 23, 1927, at Cutler. After their marriage, the couple operated a farm east of Unity until 1945 when they moved to Colby. Following his retirement from farming, Mr. Crossgrove was employed as an artificial inseminator. He retired in 1963.

Mr. Crossgrove served on the Clark County School committee and on the Clark County Selective Service Board for several years.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sisters, Mrs. Harold (Elsie) Drews of Marshfield, and Mrs. Arvid (Nellie) Erickson of Richland Center.


Obit: Crossgrove, William H. #2 (1897 – 1972)


Surnames: Crossgrove, Scott, Fleming, Knight, Mabbott, Jannene, Aderhold, Coates, Binning

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Apr 1972

Crossgrove, William H. (28 Aug 1897 – 15 Apr 1972)

Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. at the Colby Methodist Church for Howard Crossgrove, who passed away Saturday night.

Pallbearers were Cet Knight, Bernie Mabbott, Ralph Jannene, Dick Aderhold, Jack Coates and Ray Binning.

The Reverend and Mrs. Scot sang, “My Soul is So Happy in Jesus” and Mrs. Scott sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”



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