Gene Crawford, 92, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Valley View Village in Des Moines.

According to Gene’s wishes, there will be no formal services held at this time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Irene.

Gene was born Feb. 8, 1928, in Osceola, Iowa, to Clee and Bertha Crawford. He was an Army veteran serving in Japan just following World War II. He worked at the Ford Garage in Winterset for many years. Gene developed an interest in photography and used his creative eye to teach himself the art.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Irene; grandson, Justin; and son, Ron.

He is survived by his sons, Bob Crawford and Rich Crawford; brother-in-law, Kenneth Brokaw; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

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