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Rowena Bernadine Crow

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Bernadine Crow, 80, of Cherokee, Iowa, died Wednesday February 25, 2009 at Careage Hills Nursing Home, Cherokee, Iowa following a brief illness.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com

Memorials are requested to the United Methodist Church in Corning, Iowa.

Bernadine was born on June 27th, 1928 in Adams County, Iowa to Wilford and Agnes (Lynam) Thomas. She attended rural school and graduated from Corning High School in 1945. On September 21, 1948 she married Albert Francis Crow. Bernadine worked as a bookkeeper for the Farm Service Coop until 1951. She also worked as a bookkeeper for Turners, the Okey Vernon Bank, and Allied Chemical Corp. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Emblem chapter of the Eastern Star, Women's Club, and the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Albert, a daughter, Amy Spunar and her husband, Henry, of Park Ridge, IL; a son, Bill Crow and his wife, Mary, of Cherokee, IA; six grandchildren, Christopher and Nicki Spunar, Keenan and Quintin Crow, Sheena Smith and Stephanie (Smith) Thill; a great grandson, Roman Thill.