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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Melvin D. "Cookie" Crane

  • Melvin D. "Cookie" Crane, 89, of Hannibal, died at 10:24 pm, Friday, April 25, 2014, at his daughter's home, surrounded by his loving family.
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  • Melvin D. "Cookie" Crane, 89, of Hannibal, died at 10:24 pm, Friday, April 25, 2014, at his daughter's home, surrounded by his loving family.
    Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Jeff Anderson will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.
    Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Crane was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Hannibal, to Walter  and Letha Mae Crane.
    He was married to Betty Hickman on May 31, 1962, in Hannibal. She preceded him in death Aug. 30, 2006.
    Survivors include his children, Melody Krigbaum (Jim) of New London, Mo., Lori Crane of Hannibal, Michael Crane of Dallas, Texas, Rhonda Crane (Charles Rickey), and Daniel Crane both of Hannibal; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers; and 2 sisters
    He worked for many years at Cookie's Tire Shop in Hannibal. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Hannibal, and he loved spending time with his family.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Community Loving Care Hospice, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Pallbearers will be Justin Krigbaum, Jordan Krigbaum, Garrett Crane, Joe Elzea, Travis Rickey, Chuck Rickey, Charles Rickey and Ethan Leeders.
    Honorary pallbearers will be the remainder of Mr. Crane's grandchildren and great-grandchildren.                                                                                   
     
    Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com

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