Hazel I. Crouse, 93, of Warren Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home in Warren on Friday December 14, 2018. The daughter of Curtis and Dora (Sapp) Stanley, Hazel was born on February 18,1925 in Mecosta County, Michigan.
Hazel married her late husband Robert Couse on March 7,1943, raised their five children in Indiana and Maine before moving to Albuquerque, NM more than 50 years ago. After the passing of her husband Robert in 2015 Hazel moved to Warren to live with her daughter and son-in-law. She cherished family gatherings and was very involved with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed these times immensely. During her quiet times she loved to read and crochet.
Memories of Hazel will be carried on by her three children, two daughters; Carol (Greg) Greathouse of Warren, Linda Dyer of Albuquerque, NM; son: James Crouse of Albuquerque, NM; daughters-in-law; Lupe Crouse and Connie Crouse of Albuquerque, NM; 12 grandchildren; Marion, Michael, Gary, Jared, Zac, Neil, Andrew, Rachel, Jessica, Ryan, Nathan, Stacey and her 19 great grandchildren.
Hazel was preceded in death by husband Robert J. Crouse; her sons; David Crouse and Donald Crouse; parents; Curtis and Dora Stanley; brother; Donald Stanley; and sister Helen Jones.
At Hazel’s request, there will be no funeral services and cremation has taken place, but the family will honor her life with a small gathering at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The family would like to give a special thanks for the kind and compassionate care that Hospice of the Valley staff gave to Hazel.
Her Arrangements have been entrusted to McFarland-Barbee Family Funeral Home, 271 N. Park Ave, Warren, OH 44481, (330) 393-9621. Please visit www.McFarlandBarbeeCares.com to view this obituary, and send condolences.