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Donald (Don) Earl Crouch, 81, passed away March 21, 2020 at his home. He was born March 4, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa to his parents, Earl and Eva Crouch. Don attended Des Moines Technical High School and went straight from school into the Air Force. He served from 1956 to 1960 as an Airman 2nd Class. After leaving the military he married the beautiful Rose Mary Monscour June 19, 1960, and shared his life and love with her until her passing in March 2017. Don was a mechanic by trade and built his own business, Twin Bridge Auto, and later partnered with his son, Earl, with Earls Tire and Service Center. Don had many interests including rebuilding old cars, motorcycle rides with the lovely Rose, and spending time at Rathbun Lake with Rose on their houseboat.

Don is survived by his children, Diana (Dan) Hinch, Tracie (Don) Gilliland, Renee Crouch, Earl (Stephanie) Crouch, Patsy (Jim) Taylor, David Crouch, Steven Crouch, Mary Thompson, and Jimmy (Heather) Crouch, 17 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by his wife, Rose, his parents, Earl and Eva, sister, Nancy and brother, Allen. The family will have a celebration of life at a later date.

Service Details

Service:
There will be a celebration of life at a later date.
Disposition:
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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