Donald W. Crawford, 84, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born Saturday,
June 14, 1924, in Racine, Missouri, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at
Columbia Convalescent Center in Columbia, IL.
Mr. Crawford worked as a Mechanical Engineer for 39 1/2 years at Union
Electric, a member of Winstanley Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL
and a WWII Navy veteran.
Preceded in death by by his Parents - Carl W. & Esther M. nee Cox Crawford
Sisters - Eurma Roberts
Survived by his wife, Opal R. nee Campbell Crawford of Fairview
Sons - Don C. Crawford of Fairview Heights, IL,
Paul A. (Carol) Crawford of Houston, TX,
Daughter - CindyA.(John) Franke of Columbia, IL,
Grandchildren - Ross (Katie) Franke,
Laura (Patrick) Peterson,
Nieces & Nephews.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to Winstanley Baptist Church.
Visitation: Friends may call 5-8 P.M., Friday, July 25 at the Kurrus
Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, July 26,
2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Steve Phillips, Rev. Wendell
Garrison and Rev. Jim Houpt officiating. Private Graveside service at
Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL