Christopher Dale Crouse, 48, passed away August 14, 2020

Christopher Dale Crouse, 48, of Riverside formerly of St. Joseph passed away August 14, 2020 after a courageous battle with colon cancer. Chris was born January 31, 1972 at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV to James and Marcia (Romeo) Crouse.

Because he enjoyed working with the public and never met a stranger, he will be sorely missed by all those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his parents Marci (Neil) Vernasco, James (Laura) Crouse, his fiancée Danielle Strong, his lifelong friend and confidante Ginny Crouse, his children Tony (Alexa), Jesse (Nora) Gabby (Eric) Caitlin and Little Chris, seven grandchildren-Bella, Gracie, Alice, Ellie,Thaddius, Kole & Cala; plus a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, and his feline besties Chloe, Kylo and TT.

There will be a memorial mass celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 211 Church St., St. Joseph with Fr. Thomas McNally officiating, 11:00 A.M.Thursday, August 20, 2020 . His final resting place will be Greenwood Cemetery, Bridgman with his NaNa, his GG and his great-great grandmother. Memorials may be made to Hanson Hospice Center or Caring Circle Hospice. Those wishing to sign Chris’ Memory Book online may do so at

He was preceded by his grandparents Dale and Elsie Crouse and Joan and George Romeo. 

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