Carroll County Times
Carroll County

Lois M. Crawford, 87, of Westminster

Lois May Crawford, 87, of Westminster, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Glade Valley Center in Walkersville.

Born Sept. 10, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Charles and F. Ellen Smith Hageman. She was the wife of John Frederick Crawford, whom she married June 25, 1949, and who died March 31, 2007.

She was a graduate of Chesterton High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University and a Master of Education from Western Maryland College. She taught for 32 years in Mishawaka and Chesterton, Ind., New Holland, Pa., and Carroll County Public Schools. She was an adjunct professor at Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, the Women's Club of Westminster, William Winchester Chapter of the D.A.R., Delta Kappa Gamma, The Torch Club and the Carroll County Retired Teacher's Association.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Pamela and William Collier, of Centreville, Va.; sons and daughter-in-law John Crawford, of Westminster, and Craig and Kathryn Crawford, of Myersville; grandsons William and John Collier; granddaughters Cara Keller, Alayna Crawford, Lauren Crawford Williamson and Leslie Crawford; great-granddaughters Zoe Keller and Lainey Crawford; and 14 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers Charles Howard and Henry Milford Hageman.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service, 1 p.m. Thursday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster. Interment will be in Pipe Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, P.O. Box 96305, Washington, D.C. 20090-6305; or Hageman Westchester Public Library, 200 W. 2nd Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304.

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