Twins, Irene Crouse Dierks and Orlene Crouse Johnson, daughters of Calvin and
Mae (Hagan) Crouse, son of Henry Crouse, son of Calvin and Christena (Greenwood)
Crouse, who is the son of Martin and Susannah (Waggoner)Crouse.
Irene and Orlene were born in 1920. While in their teens, they began singing on the
radio in Shenandoah, IA. They later sang on the radio in St Joseph, MO and moved
on to Kansas City, MO with their radio singing. While singing in Kansas City, MO
they had a contest for their singing names. The names "Kit & Kay" were chosen.
Orlene died in 2005.