Norman Crable Died At His Home Near Bluff City

Norman Crable, well known farmer, died at his home near Bluff City Thursday, aged 69 years, 4 months and 7 days. Death was due to pneumonia.

Philip Norman Crable, son of Joseph and Permelia Crable, was born Nov. 9, 1866 in Fulton county near Astoria. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister and one daughter.

Mr. Crable was united in marriage to Miss Nellie Shaw, July 1, 1894 in Astoria. To this union six children were born, namely: Mrs. Gladys Thompson, Bluff City, Mrs. Wayne Wherley, Lewistown, Mrs. Mary Clayton, at home, Mrs. Violet Thompson (deceased), Mrs. Constance Painter, Sheldons Grove, and Roy Crable of Waco, Nebraska.

He leaves to mourn his departure, besides his heart-broken wife and children, three sisters, two brothers, and 24 grandchildren. The sisters are Mrs. Elizabeth Machintanz, Chicago, Mrs. Ora Branson, Chandlerville and Mrs. Mary Snyder of California, and the brothers, Dow M. Crable of Vermont and Oliver Crable of Kewanee.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home, conducted by the Rev. Fred Thompson. Burial in Astoria cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 4/8/1936

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