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Obits > 1971 - Harold Howard Crandall

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

February 1, 1971 - Monday, pg 2 col 3


Harold H. Crandall Succumbs, Set Services Wednesday

Prophetstown: - Harold H. Crandall, 72, died Sunday evening in Morrison Community Hospital where he had been admitted earlier in the evening.  He had been in failing health for several years.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Gardner Funeral Chapel with the Rev. A. Dean Lundstrom officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Harold Howard Crandall was born May 17, 1893 in Erie, the son of George W. and Amelia Schroeder Crandall.  He received his education in Erie and North Dakota schools.  He moved to Prophetstown from Rock Falls in 1959.

He was a member of the Sterling Moose, Rock Falls, Eagles; and the Erie Christian Church.

Mr. Crandall married Alice M. Anderson, New Rockford, N.D., May 3, 1921.

Survivors are the widow; two sons, Harold J., Prophetstown;  Donald, Pacifica, Calif.;  three daughters, Mrs. John (Ramona) Dickinson, Iona, Mich.;  Mrs. Burdette (Beverly) Toppert, Hillsdale;  Mrs. Clark (Ardith) Woolums, Prophetstown;  three brothers, Emmett, Erie;  Clifford, Sterling; Raymond, Bib Clifty, Ky.;  one sister, Mrs. Ella Roaldson, New Rockford, N.D.;  23 grandchildren;  eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded by his parents, one daughter, one brother, and one grandchild.


February 6, 1971 - Saturday - pg 2 col 2


Prophetstown: - Funeral services for Harold Howard Crandall, age 72, who passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 31, were held at the Gardner Chapel, Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m.

The Rev. A. Dean Lundstrom of the Prophetstown First Congregational Church officiated, and Mrs. Lyle Dingman was the organist.

Pallbearers were grandsons; Lyle, James, Thomas Dickinson, Dale, Douglas, Harold E., Mike Crandall, Charles, Larry and Robert Toppert.  Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery.

In charge of the lovely floral tributes were Mrs. Gerald Voorhees, Mrs. Stuart Wildman, Mrs. William Morris, Mrs. Harold Erdman and the Hill Crest Greenhouse.


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