John Crowley, 62, passed away last Thursday evening following an illness of several weeks with heart trouble. Funeral services were held from the Crouch chapel Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock, Rev. M. R. Gallaher, Methodist minister, officiating. Burial was in the Paradise Valley cemetery.
The pallbearers were A. P. Zimmerman, Lloyd Reed, Fred Swaney, Elmer Osborn, Fred Amos and W. W. Pruitt.
A large crowd attended the services, and there were many beautiful floral pieces.
John Crowley was born at Aroostock, Maine, on August 10, 1876. He came to Bonners Ferry about 35 years ago and was employed as woodsman by the Bonners Ferry Lumber company. Later he purchased land in the Moyie Springs district and developed a fine farm. He was married April 2, 1919, to Ferne Collins, who survives. The surviving children are Ruth, Hazel and William. A brother, George Crowley, of Moyie Springs, also survives.
Mr. Crowley was employed as sub-forman on the WPA sewer project on the South Bench during the summer and fall.
Mr. Crowley was well known and universally respected throughout the county. His death came as a shock to the entire community.
The Herald joins with the many friends of the family in extending heartfelt sympathy.
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