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Mabel L. Crow

Thursday, January 15, 2004

BENKELMAN --  Mabel L. Crow, 94, formerly of Max, died Monday (Jan. 12, 2004) at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.

She was born July 9, 1909, south of Stratton to George and Ora (Wood) Clark. She attended school in Stratton where she graduated from Stratton High School in 1928.

On Dec. 11, 1930, she married Eugene Budd Crow in Wray, Colo. The couple lived in San Diego, Calif., during the 1940s, where she worked in a factory and helped support the war effort. The couple moved to to a farm near Haigler. They retired and moved to Max.

She was a member of the Max United Methodist Church, the Max Women's Club and Sheba Rebekah Lodge No. 321 of Benkelman.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene; son, Donald Crow; sisters, Ruby Brouse, Ruth Russell and Becky Felker; and brother, Ross Clark.

Survivors include his sister, Wynona Austin of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services are Friday, 1:30 p.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with the Rev. Norman Prather officiating. Interment will be in Benkelman Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given in her name to Grandview Retirement Center in Stratton or Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.

Cards or letters can reach the family at Forch Funeral Chapel, PO Box 683, Benkelman, NE 69021.

Forch Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.