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Shirley Rose Crank

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Shirley Rose Crank, nee Schlecht, 84, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Thursday, April 11, 1935 in Fenton, MO, died Friday, July 12, 2019 at Colonnade Senior Living in O’Fallon, IL.

Shirley was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon IL; St. Philips Grade School in East St. Louis, IL, Class of 1949; and St. Teresa’s Academy High School, Class of 1953.

She was preceded in death by her:

Surviving are her:

Nieces, nephews and dear friends

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Nicholas Church Yesterday’s Kids.

Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:30 am, Friday, July 19, 2019 for a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon, IL with Msgr. William Hitpas officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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#1 Comment By Steve Fahey On July 15, 2019 @ 3:47 pm

Our heartfelt condolences to the family. Shirley and Reid were out neighbors for many years in Londonderry she was a very stylish funny lady
Our prayers with you all
Doris Fahey. Highland IL.
Steve Fahey. New York City

#2 Comment By John and suzy Mitchell On July 15, 2019 @ 4:35 pm

Shirley was such a happy person and brought joy to everyone. She is at peace so may god bless you and your families

#3 Comment By Jim & Donna Keefe On July 15, 2019 @ 8:04 pm

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. What a great lady. She got to see you both raised and your kids growing up. May all these wonderful memories help with this difficult time you have to go through. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

#4 Comment By Geri Mertzke Bauer On July 16, 2019 @ 7:34 am

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for family and friends.
She will be missed.

#5 Comment By Fran Williamson On July 16, 2019 @ 8:28 am

What a beautiful sweet lady! I loved to see her smile and her quick wit! She was certainly a stylish lady and I loved her jewelry. She will be missed.
Fran Padavic Williamson
Colonnade Senior Loving Community

#6 Comment By Sally Collier On July 16, 2019 @ 9:36 pm

To Amy and Mike I am sorry to hear that your mother passed away. I rember when u use to live by my parents house. You live on the corner of osage and Ridgewood. At that time was Kaye. I am praying for u that God be with u at this time and always.

#7 Comment By Susanne Hoffmann On July 16, 2019 @ 11:10 pm

My sympathy to the Schlecht and Crank families. Shirley was a lovely, friendly person, and I always enjoyed talking with her. God bless her soul.

#8 Comment By Nancy and Lew Laughlin On July 17, 2019 @ 2:27 pm

Heaven has gained a stylish, witty new angel! I am so saddened to read of Shirley’s passing. She and Reid were longtime friends, and we have such great memories of both of them. We send our sympathy to all of you and pray for peace to fill your aching hearts.

Nancy & Lew Laughlin. Las Vegas, NV

#9 Comment By Jen On July 18, 2019 @ 11:35 pm

I took care of Shirley at The Colonnade. I really liked her style, she’s was a very pretty lady. Clearly, despite her dementia had a great sense of humor and would really like to joke with us. I’m going to miss her a lot, she had quite a presence on our unit. Your family is in my thoughts.

#10 Comment By Kelly Boone On July 22, 2019 @ 11:41 am

What a wonderful lady! I loved chatting with her and absolutely loved her style.

Deepest sympathy….