Paula and Bev, Elaine was a wonderful nurse. Our family doctor was Dr. Archibald and with four children we made doctor visits. An integral part of his practice was Elaine. Later, after marrying Miles, I know he thought highly of her. I am so sorry for your loss. Dana Rheinschmidt
Elaine Dianne Crom, 78, of New London, died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington. She was born May 16, 1941 in Freeport, Illinois to Norman Austin and B'Ella Velma Rowe Sincox. April 7, 1961 she married William "Bill" P. Crom in Apple River, Illinois; they later divorced.
Elaine was a 1959 graduate of Warren, Illinois High School and received her LPN at St. Lukes in Cedar Rapids. She worked for Dr. Archibald at Valley Clinic, Ft. Madison for many years and retired from Silgan Container Corporation.
She was an avid bowler, in PTA when her daughters were in school and was active in music boosters. Her family and grandchildren were her everything.
Survivors include daughters; Paula (Robert) Myers and Beverly (Terry) Strah, both of New London; five grandchildren; Cassie, Desiree, Amber, Tyler and Ryan; seven great-grandchildren; Preston, Gavin, Lillian, Madelyn, Haylin, Mason and Mallorie; brothers; Keith (Shirley) Sincox and Howard (Debbie) Sincox both of Apple River, Illinois and John (Karen) Sincox of Scales Mound, Illinois; sister Marlene Burge of Parrish, Florida; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The service will be at 10:00 AM, Tuesday at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Kathleen Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Burge Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Monday with the family present from 5 - 7 PM. A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.
Living in Fort Madison, I have passed Elaine several times around town It was always fun to talk and reminisce about Warren. Thinking of you at this time. Sorry for your loss.
Linda Ward Weisinger
I knew Elaine through bowling. We served on FMWBA Board. She was fun and a great volunteer. So sorry for your loss. Kathy Boeding
Paula and Bev, So sorry for your loss. Your mother was a gem and will be missed!!!
So sorry for your loss she was a second cousin of mine I believe that was their relation knew her very well as I was a younger person I always enjoyed her laugh and her smile and I know you will miss her dearly
I remember her fondly as being a great asset to dads practice. She also was a great comfort to me oersonally after i was in a sledding accident. Catherine Archibald Miller