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Jesse L. Crecelius

Jesse L. (Buddy) Crecelius, 79, Marengo, died unexpectedly at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at his home.
A native of Crawford County, born Dec. 10, 1922, he was the son of the late Jesse B. and Mary Flannigan Crecelius.
He retired from the old Naval Ordinance Depot in Louisville and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Estell Walters, a brother and a sister.
Survivors include two sons, David Crecelius of Milltown and Daniel Crecelius of Marengo; a daughter, Drina Geary of Las Vegas; a brother, Gerald Crecelius of Marengo; a sister, Vera Broughton of Marengo; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Arrangements: Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Diabetes Foundation.