Ryan K. Crowley, age 30, of 1125 S. 14th Street, Manitowoc, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 10, 2012 as the result of medical complications.
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He was born on August 4, 1981 in Two Rivers, son of Donald Crowley and Patricia Brice. Ryan was a graduate of Manitowoc Lutheran High School, Class of 2000. Ryan was a chef at various restaurants in the Manitowoc area. He will be remembered for his incredibly witty sense of humor, his love for animals, his talent for creating delicious meals and his kind heart. If he wasn't watching sports or the history channel on TV, Ryan could be found golfing, fishing or spending time with his family.
He is deeply loved and will be sadly missed by his father: Donald Crowley; his mother and step-father: Patricia & Kenneth Schneider; his sister: Keeley Crowley; his brother: Samuel Schneider ; maternal grandparents: Edward & Dorothea Brice; aunts and uncles: Tom & Nancy Crowley, Gemma Crowley Smith, Bill & Deanna Brice, Paul & Barb Brice, Jon Brice & Pam Ewen, Teresa Shebesta and Randy & Roberta Brice. He is also loved by his extended aunts and uncles on the Schneider side; his godfather: Keith Shebesta, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother; paternal grandparents: Joseph and Imelda Crowley; his step grandparents: Clarence and Margaret Schneider and his cousin: Doug Smith.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday, April 14, 2012 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Celebration of Life will be Pat Downey. Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, and Ryan will be laid to rest at a later date.
The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012 until 11:45 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated in Ryan's name to the Lakeshore Humane Society or Marco Manor, Manitowoc.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Apr. 12, 2012