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Robert Edward Lee Crim, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1930
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 2007
Allegan County
Michigan, USA

born Robert Edward Schaefer
"Buddy"
Sgt., 163rd Battalion, National Guard
son of Edward Karl Schaefer (Memorial on www.findagrave.com # 135475560) and Virginia Rae Sanford Schaefer Crim, later adopted by Robert Edward Lee Crim, his mother's second husband. The adoption took place in Kansas City, MO, by January 13, 1943 when a new Birth Certificate was issued by DC.
husband of Esther Ruth Sandahl Crim

From the Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI:
Died suddenly Tuesday, December 31, 2007 at his home. Mr. Crim was born August 30, 1930 in Washington, D. C., to Edward and Virginia (Sanford) Schaefer. At the age of eight, Bob entered Fort [Fork] Union Military Academy. He later graduated from Stanton [Staunton] Military Academy. He then served his country as a Drill Sergeant in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Bob earned his BBA at Western Michigan University and for over 20 years he was employed in sales with the Detroit Free Press. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Allegan and for several years volunteered with Wings of Hope Hospice. On May 3, 1952, in Allegan, he married Esther Sandahl, who died in 1994. Bob was also preceded in death by his parents. Surviving are his children, Sue Katrina Sandahl (Bob) Jenkins of Oregon, Robert E. L. Crim, III and Mark (Louise) Crim, both of Allegan and Mary (Thomas) Soule of Portage; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his special friend, Norma St. Clair of Richland. For the past 10 years they had enjoyed traveling and spending time together. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Friday at the Winkel Funeral Home Otsego. Funeral services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Allegan on Saturday at 11:00 AM, Pastor Ronald Bessert, officiating. Burial will follow at Good Shepherd Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice or Immanuel Lutheran Church of Allegan.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Edward Lee Crim (1898 - 1966)
  Virginia Rae Sanford Crim (1909 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Ruth Sandahl Crim (1927 - 1994)
 
Burial:
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Allegan
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Dal Mallory
Record added: Jan 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24127811
Robert Edward Lee Crim, Jr
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Added by: Leigh Ann
 
 
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Rest in Peace "Buddy".
- Hope Sanford Rhue
 Added: Dec. 18, 2010
A Tulip for you from the Tulip City. Rest in Peace.
- Leigh Ann
 Added: Nov. 30, 2008
 
 
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