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Vera Louise Crabtree

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Oct. 22, 1925 - April 16, 2006

INDIANOLA -- Vera Louise Crabtree, 80, died Sunday (April 16, 2006) at her home in Indianola.

Vera was born on Oct. 22, 1925, at McCook to Wallace Riley and Louise Nora (Brown) Aman. She graduated from McCook High School in 1943, McCook Junior College in 1945 and attended the University of Lincoln.

On Feb.10, 1946, she married Leslie B. Crabtree in McCook. They made their home in various locations around the world including, England, Germany, Alaska and Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha. After her husband's retirement from the military in 1966, they made their home in Indianola where she was a homemaker.

She was a 50 year member of the Indianola United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Wallace and Louise Aman; her husband, Leslie B. Crabtree; and daughter, Beth Crabtree in 1994.

Survivors include her two sons, Richard Crabtree of Martell and Tommy Crabtree of Indianola.

Graveside services will be Thursday, April 20, 2006, 11:00 a.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Cambridge with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating.

The casket wll be closed. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home during business hours or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com/

Memorials may be given to the McCook Humane Society.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.