Visitation is Sunday, January 13, 2019 from noon until 5 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home, Washington.
A rosary service will be at 7 p.m., Sunday, January 13 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Washington.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 14 at St. Augustine Catholic Church.
LaDeane was born February 10, 1926 on the family farm, between Haddam and Morrowville to George August and Marvel Bessie (Burton) Nutsch. She graduated from Morrowville Rural High School in 1943 and attended Midland Radio and Teletype School in Kansas City, MO. LaDeane went to work for Transworld Airlines in Wichita.
On December 8, 1944, LaDeane married Robert E. Fletcher and he died in an airplane crash on January 21, 1951. On June 24, 1953, she married Matthew D. Donohue and he preceded her in death on June 27, 1979. She married Robert J. Crimmins May 7, 1982 and he preceded her in death on March 7, 2011.
LaDeane worked in the Washington County Treasures office from 1959 to 1993, serving 26 years as the county treasurer. She served on the Washington City Library Board from 1988 to 1999 and had been a board member on the St. Augustine Catholic Parish Council. For over 50 years, she was a member of Fidelia Literary Club and volunteered at the Washington County Historical Society and the food bank.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands; sister, Patti Griffitts; brother, James George Nutsch; and daughter-in-law, Sharon Fletcher.
Survivors include her sons; Timothy L. (Nancy) Fletcher, Climax Springs, MO, Robert Fletcher and companion Lyn, Clay Center; grandchildren, Lance (Gayla) Fletcher, Matthew (Kelly) Fletcher, Rebecca (Herschel) McWilliams, Nicole (Jim) Lindsay, Stephen Fletcher and Bryan Fletcher; great grandchildren, Taylor Fletcher, Troy Fletcher, Grady Fletcher, Marley Ann Fletcher, Brooks Fletcher, Ericka Johnston, Harrison McWilliams, Benjamin McWilliams, Vivian McWilliams, Christian McWilliams, Tiffany Mathis, Brittany Honeycutt, Zach Fletcher, Haley Fletcher, Dylan Fletcher and Savanna Fletcher.