Constance Y. Crawford, 74, of Macomb, IL passed away peacefully at 11:16 PM Monday March 13, 2017. She was born April, 5, 1942 in Inglewood, California to Milan and Loretta (Johnson) Anderson. She met the love of her life, Robert D. Crawford and they married on November 28, 1964. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1994.
Connie is survived by her 3 children, Robert Crawford of Sciota, IL; Eric (Christine) Crawford of Great Mills, MD; Stephanie (Greg) Higgins of Norfolk, VA; 5 grandchildren, Erin, Ashley, Shannon, John, and Riley; 2 brothers, Dale Anderson of Brainerd, MN; Dan (Jean) Anderson of Industry, IL; sister-in-law Sally Stickle of Lake Placid, FL; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Connie was a graduate of Methodist Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, MN and Western Illinois University. She started her 44 year nursing career at Methodist Kahler Hospital, and then worked at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis, MN, Carthage Hospital, Dr. Borum’s office in Blandinsville, IL, and McDonough District Hospital. Connie was an avid artist, creating many beautiful paintings for friends and family. She also enjoyed gardening, doting on her grandchildren and playing cards with canasta club.
Cremation Rites have been accorded. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday March 20, 2017 at the St. Paul Cemetery with Rev. Ron Peters officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to services from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to the McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program or to the American Liver Foundation. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.dodsworthfh.com