PLEASANT PRAIRIE - Grant Crane, 82, died Monday, May 22, 2006, at Burlington Memorial Hospital. Born on April 19, 1924, in Corning, N.Y., he was the son of the late Grant Sherman and Ada (nee: Swan) Crane. On September 10, 1942, he married Cora E. Force. She preceded him in death on November 18, 1988. On August 26, 1989, he married Muriel Nielsen-Payson at Bethany Lutheran Church. During World War II, he served in the United States Air Force. He was Honorably Discharged on February 17, 1946. Grant was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. He was an avid painter and an executive chef. Survivors include his wife, Muriel of Pleasant Prairie; one daughter, Janet (Jesse) Soto of Lake Charles, La.; two sons, Bruce (Karen) Crane of Pleasant Prairie and Steven (Billie) Crane of San Diego, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by seven brothers; five sisters; two sons, Grant and Edwin Crane; and one daughter, Elizabeth. Funeral services will be held at the Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home on Friday, May 26, 2006, at 7 p.m. Interment will be held in Bonita, Calif. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. HANSEN-LENDMAN FUNERAL HOME 6019 - 7th Avenue Kenosha 262-654-2136 www.hansen- lendmanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on May 25, 2006