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John G. Krouse Sr.
March 14, 1846–February 9, 1920
Monday, marked the passing of one of the oldest residents and a pioneer of the county. John G. Krouse was born March 4th, 1846 in Kane County, Illinois, at which place he lived until the year 1851, at which time he moved to the farm near Center Junction, Iowa, which place Has been his home until the time of his Death. Mr. Krouse lacked just a few Days of being 74 years of age.
He served all during the Civil war of this country, part of the time in Co. B. 14th Iowa Infantry, and part of the Time in Co. K. 9th Iowa Cavalry.
Mr. Krouse was twice married. The first time to Jane E. Wasson, who died on February 2nd, 1903. To this Union were born four children: John G. Krouse Jr., of Monticello, Iowa: William G. Krouse, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Mrs. Mable Hughes, of Scotch Grove, Iowa; and Mrs. Daisy Steyne, of Cedar Raids, Iowa. All of whom Survive, except Mrs. Hughes, who Died May 7th, 1896. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great grandchild, also two sisters, Mrs. Emily Reed, of Onslow, Iowa and Mrs. Esther Pangburn, of Center Junction, Iowa. Mr. Krouse was a Member of the Presbyterian church of Onslow, Iowa.
The funeral was held Wednesday Afternoon February 11, 1920, at his late residence near Center Junction, Iowa. Interment was at Wyoming, Iowa.

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Source: Monticello Express, Monticello, IA, 19 February 1920

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