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Rex LeRoy Crofoot

Newaygo County, Michigan, USA
Death 19 Jun 2014 (aged 87)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial White Cloud, Newaygo County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 131652400 · View Source
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Rex LeRoy Crofoot, age 87 of Grandville, formerly of Sparta, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans in Grand Rapids. Rex was born on January 9, 1927 in Big Prairie Township to Everett and Margaretta (Ehlers) Crofoot graduated from Newaygo High School. Rex joined the United States Army in 1945 where he served during World War II. After his return to the White Cloud area, he married Barbara J. Martin on February 7, 1948 in White Cloud and they lived in the Sparta area for 40 years until they moved to Grandville. Rex had worked at Able Grinding and Machining in Grand Rapids until his retirement. Rex was a member of the Sparta United Methodist Church where he had been President of the Men's Group and enjoyed fishing, traveling, camping, reading and M&M's

Rex is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara of Grandville; his children, Alice (Randy) Zuidema of Grandville; James Crofoot of Wyoming; Carol Rummelt of Kentwood; Mary Foley of Howard City; his grandchildren, Amy (David) Furman, Wendy (Jeff) Winston, Scott (Dawn) Zuidema, Angela Crofoot, Sarah (Michelle) Crofoot; Jameson Crofoot, Tracey Robinson, Matthew Rummelt, Emilie Goldner, Zachary Foley, Briana Foley; 13 great grandchildren; his foster brother, Harry (Shirley) Baker Jr. of Newaygo. Rex was preceded in death by his sisters, Ellen Baker and Margaret McCombs.

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  • Created by: John Hostetler
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131652400
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rex LeRoy Crofoot (9 Jan 1927–19 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131652400, citing White Cloud Cemetery, White Cloud, Newaygo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by John Hostetler (contributor 47621518) .