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Emma Jane Crouse

May 18, 1934 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 87)

Obituary

           Emma Jane Crouse, age 87, a resident of Portland, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Persimmon Ridge in Portland. 

            Emma was born on May 18, 1934, in Greenville, Ohio, the daughter of Ira and Lenora (Stonerock) Dewey.  She graduated from Jackson Township High School in Darke County in 1952.  Emma retired from Fort Recovery Industries in Fort Recovery after 43 years of service.  She married John Shaner on September 22, 1966 and he passed away on March 22, 1976.  She later married Donald Crouse on May 18, 1992 and he passed away on March 4, 2007. 

            Survivors include:

            2 children:  Donna Pfeifer – Portland, Indiana

                               Wayne Shaner (wife Theresa) – New Weston, Ohio

            Step-daughter:  Carolyn Paxson (husband Kenneth) – Pennville, Indiana

            2 grandchildren:  Alex and Chris Pfeifer

            She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Dewey.

            Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina, Ohio. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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