Betty Nadine Crowner
Betty Nadine Crowner, 89, a longtime resident of West Burlington, and recently residing at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Burlington, died at 1:13 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
A funeral is at 10 a.m. Monday at Lunning Chapel in Burlington, with the Rev. Dean Graber officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Lunning Chapel.
A memorial for Great River Hospice has been established.
Mrs. Crowner was born Jan. 2, 1925, at home in rural Lockridge, the daughter of Guy Bert and Mary Agnes Litton. She married Clifford Gayle Crowner June 27, 1941, in Palmyra, Mo. He died Jan. 20, 1997.
She was a retiree of IRC-TRW after working there for many years.
She also assisted her husband with the operation of his business, Cliff’s Resale, with the selling of Woods mowers, vintage Ford tractors and other farm equipment.
After her retirement, she worked as a cashier for The Auction Barn.
She enjoyed playing games, especially Sequence, SkipBo and Dominos, Wii bowling, doing number puzzles and listening to country music.
In the past, she enjoyed country line dancing, playing cards, collecting Aladdin lamps and Depression glass, hunting and fishing.
Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family.
Survivors include a daughter, Deloris Kay Krieger and spouse Dennis of West Burlington; two sons, Russell Gayle Crowner and spouse Pat of Ames and Rodney Lee Crowner and spouse Sheila of West Burlington; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, one sister and one granddaughter.