|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1914|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2004|
ROSEDALE- Woodrow "Woody" Crane, 89 of Rosedale died at 11:55 AM Sunday, January 18, 2004 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute.
He was a retired coach, educator and farmer. He was born July 14, 1914 in Clinton, Indiana to the late Cecil Robin Crane and Dora Jordan Crane.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Rosina Riso Crane whom he married on June 28, 1941 in Clinton. Also surviving is one son, Stephen Crane and his wife Donella Crane of Rosedale; one daughter, Diane Williams and her husband Ronn Williams of Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren John Williams, Michael Williams and wife Melissa Williams, Tony Williams, Todd Crane and wife Amy Crane, Gina Crane Kuhn and husband David Kuhn; five great-grandchildren, Alex Williams, Amanda Williams, Trevor Crane, Kaitlyn Crane and Mahali Williams;
He was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Daniels and one brother, Kenneth Crane.
He graduated from St. Bernice High School in 1930 at the age of 16. He also graduated from Indiana State University. He taught school at St. Bernice, Dana, Bridgeton and Rosedale Schools. As a coach his teams in Bridgeton and Rosedale won many championships in Baseball, Basketball and Track. He won six consecutive championships at Bridgeton.
He was a 35 year member of the Friendly Grove Baptist Church.
Services are 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 21, 2004 in the Friendly Grove Baptist Church 2 ½ miles northeast of Rosedale with Pastor Perry Mager and Pastor Jack E. Hopkins officiating. Burial is in the Crane-Brunot Cemetery in rural Rosedale. Visitation is from 4-8 PM on Tuesday at the Friendly Grove Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Friendly Benwood Community Christian Youth Campground, Inc., PO Box 405, Brazil, IN 47834 in his memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home in Rosedale.
Cecil Robin Crane (1881 - 1959)
Dora Mae Jordan Crane (1889 - 1982)
Rosina Riso Crane (1913 - 2006)
Margaret Louise Crane Daniels (1912 - 1992)*
Cecil Woodrow Crane (1914 - 2004)
Crane-Brunot Cemetery (Rosedale)
Maintained by: Carolyn Schwab
Originally Created by: Cindy Taylor-Matuse
Record added: Jun 06, 2009
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