Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 24, 2013

Shirley Ann Crawford


KALKASKA — Shirley Ann Crawford, 66, of Kalkaska, passed away on Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.

Ms. Crawford was born on Oct. 7, 1946, to Boyd and Virginia (Peters) Crawford in East Jordan. She spent her early years in East Jordan until she moved to Kalkaska in the second grade.

Over the years Shirley was employed at ITT in East Jordan, Kalkaska Laundromat and Craft House in Kalkaska.

Shirley loved visiting and spending time with her family and friends, watching football with her son, Matt, and playing a game of Bunko with her friends.

She is survived by her son, Matthew Crawford; her father, Boyd Crawford; sister-in-law, Michaeline Crawford; niece, Charlotte Martin, and son, Joshua; niece, Mary (David) Moore, and children, Sarah and Evan; and niece, Monica Crawford, and children, Reyann and Trace Homan.

She was preceded in death by her by her mother, Virginia; brothers, Clare, Rex and Marvin; and stepmother, Mabel.

Visitation will be at Kalkaska Funeral Home today, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. Mr. Nick Ascione will officiate. A luncheon will be held following the service at Kalkaska Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Matthew Crawford.

Please leave condolences at Shirley's online guestbook at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home, 152 South Cedar St., Kalkaska, MI 49646.