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Ruth L. Crosgrove

July 14, 1927 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 93)


Ruth L. Crosgrove, 93, of Onawa, Iowa passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Pleasant View Care Center, Whiting, Iowa.

A private memorial graveside service will be held at the Belvidere Cemetery, Turin, Iowa with Darren C. E. Goslar officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Ruth Lenora was born July 14, 1927 the daughter of Ralph M. and Harriett (Harger) Wickersham. She attended and graduated from Castana High School, Castana, Iowa.

Ruth married Lloyd Crosgrove April 14, 1946 in Logan, Iowa. To this union four children were born, Carolyn, Larry, Patricia, and John. She was a housewife and a great mother.

She was a member of the Turin United Methodist Church, Turin, Iowa.

Survivors include  her children, Carolyn (Bob) Hansen of Onawa, Iowa, Patricia (Roger) Jenkins of Greenville, Texas, and John (Dana) Crosgrove of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter-in-law, Twinkle Crosgrove of Onawa, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Justin (Brenda) Hansen, Wendy Hansen, Troy (Christine) Jenkins, Billy (Brandi) Jenkins, Travis (Kelly) Crosgrove, Ryan (Melissa) Jenkins, Carrie Crosgrove Beck, Emily (Nate) Rockwell, and Danny Crosgrove; fourteen great-grandchildren, Eric Hansen, Brenden Hansen, Kelsi Hansen, Hunter Jenkins, Rylie Jenkins, Piper Jenkins, Ian Jenkins, Blake Crosgrove, Kaleb Crosgrove, Brionna Jenkins, Aiden Jenkins, Connor Jenkins, Christian Beck, and Devyn Beck; two brothers, Ralph Junior Wickersham, and Marvin (Dorothy) Wickersham; one sister, Thelma Hansen; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Crosgrove, parents, Ralph and Harriett (Harger) Wickersham, son, Larry L. Crosgrove; infant grandson, Chad; one sister, Velma (Ed) Perkins, sister-in-law, Donna Wickersham; and brother-in-law, Harvey Hansen.

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