Jean C. Crandall, 82, of Fremont died Saturday, Dec. 1,
2012, at her home in Fremont.
She was born July 2, 1930, in Fremont to Russell & Gladys (Beaver)
Abbott; they preceded her in death. She married Dale D. Crandall on
Oct. 13, 1949, at Goshen; he preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1975.
Mrs. Crandall formerly worked as the church secretary for the Angola
United Methodist Church, and formerly was the owner of the Crandall's
Market in Fremont. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1948, and
attended Indiana University.
She was a member of the Fremont United Methodist Church, and has been
the church organist and pianist for many years. Her hobbies included
music, reading and following Indiana University athletics. She was a
very active volunteer for many organizations, clubs, and civic groups
during her lifetime.
Survivors are one son, Gregory Crandall of Fremont; four daughters,
Linda & John Banks of Tupelo, Miss., Sharon and Dennis Sherfield of
Fort Wayne, Vicki Collins of Angola, and Nancy and Gary Montgomery of
Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Danielle Counts, Amanda Bryant,
Amber Klug, Jason Banks, Bradley Collins, Nicholas Collins, Spencer
Montgomery and Hayley Montgomery; and two great-grandchildren, Khloe
Collins and Julian Klug.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one sister,
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Beams
Funeral Home, Fremont.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday December 6, 2012, at Fremont
United Methodist Church, Fremont, with the Rev. Darin Hendrey
officiating. Burial will be in Fremont Cemetery, Fremont.
Memorials are to the Fremont United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be left on Mrs. Crandalls website page.