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Jim Richard Crews

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Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Time: 2:00 to 5:00 P.M.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, Minnesota


Woodbury Cemetery
Lyle, Minnesota
*At a later date



Jim Richard Crews, age 61 of Lyle, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Rochester East Health Services in Rochester, Minnesota.  Jim was born April 7, 1956 in Austin, Minnesota to Gerald and Leona (Sargent) Crews.  Jim attended Austin Schools.  At an early age Jim went to work for his father in the family business, Crews Auto Salvage in Austin. On September 10, 1983 he was united in marriage to Tracey Lynn Peters at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin.  Jim and Tracey resided in Austin and later Lyle.  He continued to work for the family business until poor health forced him to retire early.  Jim treasured time spent with his children and grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife Tracey; daughters Jamie Crews of Bricelyn, Amy Crews of Austin; grandchildren Jaden, Kaden, David, Geronimo, Dakoda, and Riley; brothers Darrell (Jean) Crews of Lyle, Ramon (Sue) Crews of Waltham, Robert (Valinda) Crews of Austin, Roger (Sandy) Crews of Stacyville, IA; sisters Marlys Staffon of Austin, Audrey Tindal of Austin, Charlene Krueger of Austin, Dawn Taylor of Austin, Renae Janey of Hillsboro, WI, Betty (Bill) Hanson of Austin; father-in-law and mother-in-law Ron and Lois Peters of Austin; sister-in-law Rhonda Grandy of Helena, MT; brother-in-law Robert (Marla) Peters of Sioux Falls, SD; many, many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Gary; granddaughter Ava.

A memorial gathering will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin, Minnesota. Interment will be in Woodbury Cemetery in Lyle, Minnesota at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the recipient of the donor’s choice. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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