erdun Family Funeral Home

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Dale Lynn Crandell, 66


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Dale Lynn Crandell, age 66, of Belding, passed away unexpectedly, at home, on Sunday, October 26, 2014.  He was born in Owosso, Michigan the son of Franklin and Barbara Jean (Howe) Crandell both of whom preceded him in death.   He relocated to Belding with his family while just an infant, attended Belding and Carson City Area Schools and worked on a farm in the Carson City area as well.  He was also employed by several local manufacturers during his lifetime, including, Frigidaire and Wolverine World Wide.  Dale enjoyed fishing, woodworking projects and loved a good debate, he also loved spending time with family and friends, looking at pictures and sharing memories and stories.  


Dale leaves to cherish his memory, his daughters, Shelly (Tracy) Beyer of Crystal and Teressa (Daniel) Cairns of Alto; grandchildren Emily, Kaitlin, Alysa (Martin), Lyndi, Jenna and Madison; a great grandson Josiah; siblings Sharon Montague of Arden, North Carolina, Gary (Julie) Crandell of Lansing, Loren Crandell, Vickie (Verne) Wilder, Allen Crandell, Dawn (Roy) Cullison, Debra Nash all of Belding and Richard Crandell of Newberry, Michigan; and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by and infant daughter, Melissa Lynn Crandell, two sisters, Priscilla Bauman and Ruth Ann McComb, a brother Franklin Crandell and infant siblings Billy and Donna.


A memorial service will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Verdun Family Funeral Home, 303 S. Bridge Street, Belding, Michigan with Pastor Roger May, officiating.  The family will greet visitors for an hour prior to the service beginning at 3:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are welcome to consider a memorial contribution in Dale’s memory to the wishes of the family.  Envelopes will be available at the service or by contacting Verdun Family Funeral Home in Belding, who is caring for the arrangements at (616) 794-1300 or



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