May 23, 2019
Gladys W. Crouse, 91, of Ischua, New York, formerly of Cathlamet, died May 19, 2019.
She was born August 28, 1927 in Alda, Nebraska to Charles and Pearl (Reid) VanBuskirk. Her family moved to Chehalis where she graduated high school in 1945. On November 11, 1951 she married Bill Crouse and they moved to Cathlamet.
As a homemaker, Gladys enjoyed her family, sewing, crocheting, gardening, flowers and painting. She loved animals and volunteering at the Senior Nutrition lunches. She was a longtime member of the United Church of Christ and Elochoman Grange in Cathlamet.
In 2013 Gladys moved to New York to be with her family. She is survived by her son, Tim Crouse and five grandchildren, and was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Crouse, son Tom Crouse, and brother James VanBuskirk.
She will be inurned at Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum in Cathlamet.
Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.