He served on the Jones County School board and received calls from people all over the county regarding education issues. There was a party line for phone service for four farm households and three TV channels available by TV antenna. There were hail storms that wiped out wheat crops, farm accidents and record setting blizzards.
The books provided both entertainment and education. Good fishing would bring out the seine which helped relocate fish to other dams. There were bullfrogs brought back from Missouri that decided western South Dakota was a good place to live. All the Cromwell kids learned to drive tractors before they drove cars.
Funeral services will be am on Wednesday, December 20th at the United Methodist Church in Kennebec, SD with Rev. On December 10, 1934, she married Alex Mathison in Reliance, SD and they eventually settled on a farm north of Kennebec.
As a young girl, she attended the rural country school.
During this time, coffee shops and diners around the country were touting their “Rush Rooms”.
He was in close combat which was close enough and he learned that the enemy had a diet which had a lot of garlic.
He said he knew to pay even closer attention to what was going on if he got a whiff of garlic.
He is survived by his wife, Helen, Pierre; daughters, Pat Cromwell (Skip Fossen), Rapid City, Robin Cromwell, Draper, Valerie Moore (Rick), Chamberlain; sons, Mike Cromwell (Dawn), Butternut, WI, and Chris Cromwell (Erika), Brandon, SD; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchilden; two sisters, Margaret Hansen and Bev (Tom) Maples, Rapid City and a brother, Richard (Nancy) of Silt, CO.
Logan Reyes Aguallo, 25, was born January 14, 1992 in Alliance to Joe and Peggy (Peterson) Aguallo.