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Irma Jean Crabtree
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Obituary for Irma Jean Crabtree

Irma Jean Crabtree

Irma Jean Crabtree, 90, Savannah, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at a local health care facility.
She was born February 19, 1927 in St. Joseph, MO to Grover and Talitha (Campbell) Means.
Irma Jean married William Crabtree April 1, 1945.
She graduated from Lafayette High School, worked at Westab, Jenkins Music Shop and was a bank teller for 6 years before owning and operating her own seamstress business for 40 years.
Irma Jean was a member of Hope United Church, Cosby, MO; a 50 year member of Pearl Chapter #529, Order of Eastern Star where she was Past Worthy Matron, and Grand Representative for Rhode Island.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Cranston Means, Park Winston Means, Preston Means; sister, Zelma Whitson; son-in-law, Nick Harding, and grandson, Michael Gene Boyer.
Survivors include husband, William R. Crabtree of the home; children, Patricia Harding, St. Joseph, MO, Marilyn Lynn (Denny), Eudora, KS, Raymond Crabtree (Jane), Savannah, MO, Terry Boyer, Avenue City, MO, Jaynie Dykes (Kevin), St. Joseph, MO, David Crabtree (Robin), Baldwin City, KS; 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Mosaic Life Care Hospice or Hope United Church.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

Memorial Contribution

Mosaic Life Care Hospice

Hope United Church of Christ


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