Loraine Crabtree(1931-2014)

Loraine Crabtree, 82, of Henderson, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 30, 2014.

She was born in Crawford, TX, May 22, 1931 to Fred and Emma Lippe. Loraine married her soul-mate Fred. They had five daughters and settled in Yuma, AZ for 42 years. In 1995, Loraine and Fred moved to Henderson, NV to be close to their 5 girls and 13 grandchildren. She was a major part of her girls' and grandchildren's lives. Loraine also enjoyed her beach home in San Diego, CA. In late 2011, they resided at Sunrise Senior Living in Henderson.

Loraine touched the lives of so many people. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Steen; and husband, Fred C. Crabtree. She is survived by daughters, Beverly Kay (Al), Judy (Danny), Nancy (John) and Cathy (Norm); son-in-law, Bob Steen; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and cousins.

Loraine will be laid to rest at the Johnson Mortuary and Desert Lawn Memorial Park, 1415 S. 1st Ave., Yuma, AZ 85364 where there will be visitation and a memorial service at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to MSA Home Health and Hospice, 2520 St. Rose Pkwy, Ste 220, Henderson, NV 89074. Her loving smile and kind heart will be missed.

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Funeral Home

Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park
1415 South 1st Ave Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-4384
Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 4, 2014