John "Calvin" CrouseNovember 22, 1924 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 92)
John "Calvin" Crouse, 92, died on May 21, 2017 in Smith Center, KS. He was born on November 22, 1924 to Oscar & Helen (Lindsay) Crouse at a neighboring farm home of Josie Johnson. Calvin was an only child.
Calvin graduated from Harlan Rural High in 1942. He attended college at York, NE until World War II started. He joined the U. S. Army Air & Signal Corps. He was stationed at different bases in the United States and the Philippines. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he entered college at Kansas State. He graduated in 1950 with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. He returned to the farm eventually retiring in 1994.
Calvin attended the Harlan Church and later the Osborne Free Methodist Church. He later returned to the Harlan Church. After his retirement, he lead weekly Bible studies at the Larned State Hospital.
Calvin's grandparents, parents, several uncles and aunts and some cousins preceded him in death.