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In Memoriam: Crown, Simon, Pichinos, Hansen Jr., Franke, Abroe
3:32 am CST February 16, 2015

Joanne Strauss Crown, 93, of Wilmette, died on Jan. 25, surrounded by family and friends. Joanne was born on Aug. 25, 1921, to Daniel Arden and Eileen (Mills) Strauss in North Manchester, Ind. After graduating from North Manchester’s Central High School, Joanne attended DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., for one semester before transferring to Indiana University in Bloomington. At Indiana, Joanne majored in business with a minor in education and was president of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Following her graduation in 1943, Joanne moved to Chicago.