Floyd A. Crouch Sr.

Line foreman, 77Floyd A. Crouch Sr., 77, of Warrenton, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004 in Warrenton.

Mr. Crouch was born Jan. 26, 1927 in Glenrock, Wyo., to William Phillip and Sarah Eliza (Spurgeon) Crouch. He was raised in Glenrock and served in the U.S. Marines during World War II and was honorably discharged in October 1946.

He was employed as a line foreman for Pacific Power in Wyoming and was transferred to Astoria in 1970. He retired in 1980.

Mr. Crouch started his life with Pamela Fields-Crouch Jan. 20, 1980. She survives, residing in Warrenton

Family members said Mr. Crouch enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, and teaching them how to build things. He was committed to his family and friends and was proud to have served his country. He was a member of the American Legion. His hobbies included bargain shopping, fishing, hunting and donating his time to help people.

In addition to his life companion, Mr. Crouch is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Mari and Rick Strandberg of Knappa, RoseAnna and Lloyd Ludtke of Warrenton and Bernice and David Pike of Port Orchard, Wash.; one son and daughter-in-law, Floyd Crouch Jr. and Lisa of Keizer; three sisters, Ruth Merrill of Casper, Wyo., Beulah Domsalla of Mills, Wyo., and Elva McDowell of Fort Madison, Iowa; six grandsons, Justin Strandberg, Mark and Curtis Crouch, Aaron and Erik Ludtke, Zachary Proctor; three granddaughters, Alexis Burke, Dianna and Sarah Pike; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Caldwell's Luce-Layton Mortuary.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Caldwell's Luce-Layton Mortuary. A private burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the Clatsop County Animal Shelter, all in care of Caldwell's Luce-Layton Mortuary, 1165 Franklin Ave., Astoria, OR 97103.

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