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Charles William Crews

Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 11:32 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, March 3, 2014 12:01 p.m. CST

Charles William Crews, the son of Charles Leonard and Anna (Light) Crews, was born March 16, 1926, in Pershing, Iowa. On Jan. 14, 1948, Chuck was united in marriage with Blanche Breen in Knoxville, Iowa. Chuck worked as a foreman for the Maytag Company. He retired in 1984 with 30 years of service. Chuck also owned and operated Chuck’s Washer and Dryer Repair. He was a member of the retirees union.  Chuck enjoyed fishing.

Chuck died on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, Iowa. He was 87 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Blanche on July 17, 2010; a son, Gregory Charles Crews; a granddaughter, Jill Alicia Crews and a sister, Doris Johnson.

Those left to honor Chuck’s memory include his son Gary (Debi) Crews of West Des Moines, Iowa; his grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe) Cason and Aaron Crews; his great granddaughter, Jada Cason; his sister, Betty (Alfred) Worrall of Knoxville, Iowa; and his brothers, Phil (Carolyn) Crews of Des Moines, IA, Donald L. Crews of Lincoln, Neb., and Dan (Marlene) Crews of Knoxville, Iowa.

A funeral service was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. Memorials may be designated to the Perry Lutheran Home and left at the funeral home.

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