MANSON – Tena Crouse, 98, died at Bickford Assisted Living on Thurs. July 18, 2013. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manson on Sunday, July 21 at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will be on Saturday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson. Interment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Manson.
Tena Johnson was born on Nov. 2, 1914, near Palmer, IA, the daughter of J.H.B. and Lena (Gerdes) Johnson. She attended country school in that area and helped on the family farm. She married Raymond Crouse in 1935, and he died in a traffic accident in 1964.
Survivors include her daughters Shirley (Duane) Pederson of Ft. Dodge; Betty (William) Bowman of Ft. Dodge; Marlys (Roger) Clearwater of Rockwell City; Marilyn Pederson of Ft. Dodge; Beverly (Jerry) Harrison of Ft. Dodge; 20 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; 57 great great grandchildren; 29 great great great grandchildren; sister Darlene Schuttler of Manson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and five brothers.