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780 12th St. SW
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Le Mars, IA 51031
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Jimmie  Wayne

August 6, 1939 – February 7, 2019

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Obituary for Jimmie Wayne Crosgrove

Jimmie Wayne Crosgrove, 79, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars, Iowa. A time of visitation and sharing will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m.

Jimmie Wayne Crosgrove was born on August 6, 1939 in Woodbine, Iowa, the son of Ralph and Darlene (Barsby) Crosgrove. He began his education in Woodbine and later attended high school in Castana, Iowa. On May 12, 1962, Jimmie and Barbara Ruedy were united in marriage at Elk Point, South Dakota. He held various jobs prior to entering the United States Army on November 24, 1962. Jimmie served overseas in France until earning an honorable discharge on November 2, 1964. He returned to the states and began a longtime career in trucking. Jimmie drove for Cargill, OFC and Bartol logging over 3 million miles. Most recently, he was driving part-time for Rich Vander Kooi. Jimmie was a 50 year member of the American Legion.

Grateful to have shared his life is his wife, Barb of Merrill, IA; two sons and their wives, Brian and Christine Crosgrove of Minneapolis, MN and Michael and Khay Crosgrove of Vientiane, Laos; 6 granddaughters, Abby, Shannon, Isabel, Aislinn, Andrea and Nicole; 2 great-granddaughters, Evangeline and Gwendolyn; brothers and sisters and their spouses, Gary and Elsie Crosgrove of Sioux City, IA, Marline and Tom Heuretz of Le Mars, IA, Mervin and Lila Crosgrove of Merrill, Iowa, Debra and Mike Burke of Waterloo, IA and Denise and Harvey Hansen of Sioux City, IA; sisters-in-law, Nancy Riley of Sioux City, IA and Janice Bolte of Merrill, IA; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother and his wife, Roger and Beverly Crosgrove; brothers-in-law, Jim Stroman, Dean Bolte and Bill Riley; a niece, Kristin Hulsey; and a nephew, Jon Marienau.

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When Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Mauer Johnson Funeral Home
780 12th Street SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Additional Information The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m.

Service Information

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 7:00pm
Rev. Merrill Muller
Mauer Johnson Funeral Home
780 12th Street SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
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