Don J. Crosgrove


Don Crosgrove age 80 of Modale, Iowa passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Hinton, Iowa. Don was born on February 11, 1937 to Joel and Ethel (Jensen) Crosgrove in Onawa, Iowa. He graduated from the Onawa High School he then attended Central Methodist College in Fayette, Missouri. Don was married to Joanne M. Zortman, February 22, 1958. Don taught English, Science and History for several years. He then went to work for Freuhauf as a Draftsmen Engineer for thirty two years. Joanne passed away May 20, 2008. Don was very active in the Church of Christ in Modale serving as an elder. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Joanne.

Don is survived by his son: Chris Crosgrove and wife Carla, of Lincoln, Nebraska daughter: Lori Newberg and husband Eric of Hinton, Iowa, brothers: Ray Crosgrove of Marathon, Iowa, James Crosgrove of Jackson, Nebraska, and five grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.


In Loving Memory of

Don Crosgrove


February 11, 1937                                           Onawa, Iowa

Entered Into Rest

July 2, 2017                                                      Hinton, Iowa


Memorial Services

11:00 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017

Hennessey Funeral Home

Missouri Valley, Iowa

Officiating                                      Pastor Brett Leather

Organist                                                           Kris Gash

Vocalist          Chris Crosgrove             “O’ Danny Boy”

Congregational Hymn                       “Amazing Grace”


Musical Selections

“The Old Rugged Cross”                         “In The Garden”


Final Resting Place At a later date

Blencoe Cemetery

Blencoe, Iowa

     The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship to the Methodist Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa following the Memorial Service.


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