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Edward L. "Pockets" Cralle
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1936
Portland (Jefferson County)
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 2011
Portland (Jefferson County)
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

COURIER-JOURNAL OBITUARY - 12/31/2011 - CRALLE, EDWARD L., 75, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at his life-long home in Portland. Edward was born on November 14, 1936, and was a graduate of Flaget High School. With over 57 years of service, Edward was a retired, well respected Business Agent of Iron Workers Local Number 70. He joined Local 70 on December 1, 1954, and became a Journeyman on May 1, 1957. He became the BA in November of 1993 and held the position until March of 2000. Edward was inducted into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an original member of the Portland Athletic Club. An ardent Louisville Cardinal fan, Edward was also known for his love of thoroughbred racing. Edward was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Margaret (McCord); his father, Harley Truman; his brother, Larry Joseph; and his nephew, Aaron Chapman. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; his sister, Linda; his four children, Lisa, Edward Jr., Jane, and David; his niece Brook; and his grandchildren, Justin, Jordan, Jennifer, Sarah, Morgan, Jansen, and Jack. He will be greatly missed by countless friends and family members. His funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Parish, 3511 Rudd Ave., with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8p.m. Sunday and 2 -8 p.m. Monday at J.B. Ratterman & Sons, 2114 West Market Street. In lieu of flowers, please send all donations to the Knights of Columbus Bishop Spalding Council 2761.

COURIER-JOURNAL OBITUARY - 01/02/2011 - CRALLE, EDWARD L. SR. "POCKETS," 75, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at his lifelong home in Portland. Edward was born on November 14, 1936, and was a graduate of Flaget High School. With over 57 years of service, Edward was a retired, well respected business agent of Iron Workers Local Number 70. He joined Local 70 on December 1, 1954, and became a Journeyman on May 1, 1957. He became the BA in November of 1993 and held the position until March of 2000. Edward was inducted into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an original member of the Portland Athletic Club. An ardent Louisville Cardinal fan, Edward was also known for his love of thoroughbred racing. Edward was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Margaret (McCord); his father, Harley Truman; his brother, Larry Joseph; and his nephew, Aaron Chapman. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, the former Sandra Mattingly; his sister, Linda (Mike); his four children, Lisa (Howie), Edward Jr. (Kim), Jane (Rick) and David; his niece, Brook; his grandchildren, Justin, Jordan, Jennifer, Sarah, Morgan, Jansen and Jack; and two great-granddaughters, Juliette and Lillian. He will be greatly missed by countless friends and family members. His funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2011 at Good Shepherd Parish, 3511 Rudd Ave., with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harley Truman Cralle (1912 - 1968)
  Anna McCord Cralle (1917 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Sandra June Mattingly Cralle (1940 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  Edward L. Cralle (1936 - 2011)
  Larry Joseph Cralle (1942 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Linda Delahanty Schrader...
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82718301
Edward L. Pockets Cralle
Added by: Linda Delahanty Schrader & Dennis Schrader
 
Edward L. Pockets Cralle
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- Linda Delahanty Schrader & Dennis Schrader
 Added: Dec. 30, 2011
For Eddie, and our sympathy, love and prayer's to his wife, children, family and friends. Rest in Peace, Eddie.
- Linda Delahanty Schrader & Dennis Schrader
 Added: Dec. 30, 2011
 
 
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