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Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review, 23 Dec 1968 p 14

Chancey W. Crowder, 55, life long resident of the Cates area, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, December 20 1968, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville, Ill., where he had been a patient for 12 days. Born March 14 1913 in Fountain County, he was a son of Amos and Maude Witsman Crowder. He was married to Ruth Barker Aug 22 1935. A blacksmith and mechanic, Mr. Crowder was a member of Yeddo Lodge No. 636 of F&AM. Surviving besides the widow are his parents of near Veedersburg; a son Chauncey of Cates; three grandchildren; four brothers, Eustin and Ora of near Veedersburg, Keith of DeKalb, Ill., and Amos Jr. of Baroda, Mich; four sisters, Mrs. Emma Hacker and Mrs. Vera Brooks of Benton harbor, Mich., Katherine Bohen of Beech Grove and Mrs. Roberta Nieman of Danville, Ill. and nieces and nephews. A brother, Earl, preceded him in death. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bodine and Shelby Funeral Home in Covington with Rev. Lucille Esbenshade officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Masonic Memorial services were held at 8 p.m. Monday evening. kbz
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