Lorraine D. (Hegman) Crawford, age 100, passed away on Saturday, July 24th at Dove House Hospice in Westminster, MD after suffering a stroke. Lorraine was born on Oct. 10, 1920 in Fargo, North Dakota to Vern C and Tina L (Thorson) Hegman. She was an only child. She was united in marriage to John D. Crawford on June 29, 1947 who preceded her in death in 1995. She is survived by two daughters: Lynn J Beck (Tom) of Jacksonville, Fl and Rev. Jody V. Rice (Jeff) of Gettysburg, PA.
Lorraine and her husband, Dan, moved to Florida in 1950. They owned and operated a retail hardware store, AA Hardware, for 40 years until retiring. Lorraine was an active volunteer at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Memorial Hospital for many years while living in Jacksonville. She loved to travel all over the world and was proud that she could claim she had lived in 14 states.
Visitation will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 212 N. Clover St, Fremont, OH on Tuesday, August 3rd at 9 am.
A celebration of life service will be held at 10 am with Pr. Matt Wheeler officiating. Interment will be at Nora Lutheran Church in Gardner, ND.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran or Grace Lutheran Church in Fremont, OH.Print Obituary & Condolences