Dan Crandell, 75

Dan H. Crandell, 75, Wabash, died at 11 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, at his home. He was born to the late Fred H. and Rose (Courtney) Crandell on Feb. 14, 1939 in Terre Haute.

He married Doris M. Ellis on Nov. 22, 1958; she passed away Oct. 20, 2011. Dan served nine years in the National Guard. He retired from Celotex, he also was a farmer, and currently was working security at Wabash County Highway Department. Dan was an avid IU fan and enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by three sons, Derrick Crandell (Sharron), Ash Grove, Mo., Darren Crandell, Fort Wayne, and Doug Crandell (Nancy), Douglasville, Ga.; two daughters, Dina Collins, Wabash and Dani Crandell, Wabash; brother, Courtney Crandell (Cathrine), Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Nichole Crandell-Mason, Casey Lorenz, Kennedy Crandell, Katelyn Crandell, Madison Crandell, and Jessica Lorenz; great grandson, Graham David Lorenz. Along with his wife, Doris he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Lee Crandell and a sister, Mildred Orman.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor David Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Friends Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at the funeral home.

Posted on 2014 Feb 26