Rev. John D. Crane

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Rev. John D. Crane, age 98, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013 at his home. John is survived by his daughter, Dora Lee Morris of Valparaiso, IN; five grandchildren: Connie (Joe) VanWienen, Debbie (Rich) Hemphill, David (Karla) Crane, William Crane, and Jerry Crane; 10 great grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Violet (Dick) Zeese of Crown Point, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara; son, David and his wife Melody; son-in-law, William Morris; two brothers; and three sisters. John was ordained a minister in 1942 and served in 12 different Nazarene churches in Northwest Indiana. He also retired from R.W. Hunt Corporation with over 40 years of service. John was currently a member of Southlake Church of the Nazarene. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at Geisen Funeral and Cremation Services, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Geisen Funeral and Cremation Services in Merrillville, IN with Rev. Mark Hostetler officiating. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN.


Published in The Times from June 12 to June 13, 2013