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Kenneth  Crouch

Highland |

Kenneth  C. Crouch, age 74 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O Fallon, IL.

He was born on Thursday, July 8, 1948, in East Saint Louis, IL, the son of  Charles and Pearl  (nee Stocker) Crouch.

He was a member of the New Switzerland Model Railroad Club- Highland, IL;  American Thresherman's Association  (Board Member) - Pinckneyville, IL;  American Farm Heritage Museum - Greenville, IL.

Kenneth was born at East Saint Louis, Illinois; in 1960 his family moved to Highland.  He was a 1967 graduate of Highland High School.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Evangelical United Church of Christ - Highland.  He had worked at the Wedge Gas Station and then started working at Basler Electric in Highland where he was a Machine Operator. He retired at age 48 due to health reasons.  Kenny enjoyed collecting trains.  He enjoyed tinkering in the garage and working on cars.  He liked making apple butter;  making tools and watching TV.  Stock Car racing was a favorite summer pastime.

Survivors include:

Sister - Carol A. (Bruce) Kuethe, Dorsey, IL

Sister - Barbara J. James, Saint Louis, MO

Brother - Donald P. Crouch (Girl Friend-Karen Gebhart), Collinsville, IL

Sister - Janet E. Crouch, O Fallon, IL

Sister - Linda S. Crouch, Highland, IL

Nieces and Nephews; Great Nieces & Nephews.

He was preceded in death by:

Father - Charles Andrew Crouch - Died 2/22/1978

Mother - Pearl  Louise (nee Stocker) Crouch - Died 3/4/2012

Brother - Michael Louis Crouch - Died 10/09/2005

Brother - Richard O. "Rick" Crouch - Died  11/24/2021

Sister - Tina L. Crouch -= died as an infant 11/25/64.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

There will be no services.


Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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