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From the August 22 1958 Mt. Vernon Register News 

Winona Crosno, Former Resident, Dies; Rites Here 


Mrs. Winona (Wells) Crosno, 79, died Thursday morning at 3:30 o'clock at 
Memorial Hospital in San Bernadino, Calif., following an illness of two months. 

Funeral Services for Mrs. Crosno, a former Mt. Vernon resident, are to be 
held Sunday afternoon, August 24, at 2:30 o'clock at Pulley's Chapel. 
The Rev. Dester E. Pifer will officiate, and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. 

The body will lie in state at Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may 
call after six o'clock Saturday evening. 

Mrs. Crosno was born in Shiloh township, February 24, 1879, the daughter 
of the late B. C. and Nancy (Jones) Wells. 

On December 31, 1891, she married A. C. Crosno, who died September 29, 1955 
at their home in Yucapia, Calif., where Mrs. Crosno had since resided. 

Survivors include a number of cousins from this area. 

Mrs. Crosno was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, 
Mrs. Cora (Wells) Hinds, who was a primary teacher in the 
Mt. Vernon city schools for 25 years. 

Submitted by:Cherie Sheaffer 
March 2001

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