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Courtesy of Prater Lampton Funeral Home
Elmer "Dutch" Crews
October 26, 1915 - January 23, 2014
© Prater Lampton Funeral Home
Submitted by: Janet Launhab Flickinger

Memorial services for Elmer "Dutch" Crews will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Prater Lampton Mills & Coffey Chapel with Reverend Doug McClure officiating.

Elmer "Dutch" Crews was born October 26, 1915, in Hugo, Oklahoma, to Joseph Alfred and Leta (Thorpe) Crews. He passed from this life January 23, 2014, in Hugo, OK, at the age of 98. Dutch was born and raised in Hugo and attended Goodland School. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II in France then settled down in southern California.

He married Barbara Jean Thomas in Inglewood, California. Dutch has lived in this area for the past 15 years and was proud of his Choctaw heritage. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the VFW and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hugo. Dutch loved bowling, going camping, and in his earlier years he enjoyed Indian dancing at various Pow Wows and played parts in movies.

Dutch was preceded in death by his wife: Barbara Jean (Thomas) Crews in 2001; sister: Aileen (Crews) McKenzie; brothers: Cecil Thompson, Arlie "AV" Vernon.

He is survived by sons: Edward & wife Rose Anne (Stevens) Crews of Medford, Oregon and Gary & wife Kim (Walker) Crews of Crescent City, California; daughter: Barbara Jean (Crews) Plotner & husband Rick of Hugo; brother: Oliver Joseph Crews of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; as well as other relatives and friends.

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