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Gary Dean Crosgrove

December 29, 1940 — June 13, 2021

Gary D. Crosgrove, age 80, of Sioux City, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021, at his residence.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel located at 1801 Morningside Ave. in Sioux City with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.

Gary Dean Crosgrove, the son of Ralph and Darlene (Barsby) Crosgrove was born December 29, 1940, in Woodbine, IA. He began his education in Castana, IA and graduated from Central High School in Sioux City.

In 1960 he enlisted in the United States Navy. On January 6, 1962, Gary and Elsie Angerman were united in marriage in Sioux City. Gary served aboard the USS Ticonderoga during the Vietnam War from 1962-1968. Upon his honorable discharge Gary returned to the States and began his career as a welder. He worked various occupations, both day and night shifts, including Yellow Cab at night and Trinity Railcar Service during the day. He retired in 2001.

Gary’s enjoyments in life were spending time with his family camping, fishing, hunting, and bowling or sometimes just putting a puzzle together with his wife.

Gary is survived by his wife who he gratefully shared nearly 60 years with, Elsie Crosgrove of Sioux City; children, Eldon (Mary) Crosgrove of Sioux City, Larry Crosgrove of Texas, Lisa (Les) Rolfes of Sioux City, Alex (Ann) Crosgrove of Le Mars; grandchildren, Scott, Wendi, Gage, Dane, Stormii, Erica; great grandchildren, Payton, Takoda, Chloe, Preston, Abby, Evie; siblings, Marline (Tom) Heuretz, Mervin (Lila) Crosgrove, Debra (Mike) Burke, Denise (Harvey) Hansen; sisters-in-law, Barb Crosgrove, Delores Franken; along with several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jim Crosgrove, Roger Crosgrove; in-law’s, John and Violet; brother-in-law, Ronald “Sunny”, sister-in-law, Genie.
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Thursday, June 17, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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