Information courtesy of Roger Hopkins  2 June 2003

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Piqua Daily Call

Piqua, Ohio

Monday, April 10, 1944

 

WIDOW OF GEORGE CRON DIES AFTER LENGTHY ILLNESS

 

     Mrs. Margaret Jane Cron, 80, widow of George Cron, whose residence is 302 Cleveland street, died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday following a lingering illness.

     Born in Olathe, Kansas, November 19, 1863, she had resided in Piqua for 52 years and was a member of the Congregational Church and a life member of the Eastern Star.

     She leaves six children, Arthur of Missoula, Mont., Raymond of Dayton; Gale of Missoula, Mont., Mrs. Cora Hennessey of Piqua, Edgar of Greenville, Texas, and Howard of Middletown; a sister, Mrs. Hattie Moberly of Supply, Okla., four brothers, C. G. Johnson of Reno, Okla., Perry Johnson of Olathe, Kansas, and John Johnson of Chickasha, Okla., 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

     The body was taken to the J. C. Cron and Sons funeral home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with burial in Forest Hill cemetery.

     Friends may call Tuesday afternoon and evening and Wednesday.