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Madeline C. Craycraft

May 7, 1923 August 18, 2018
Madeline C. Craycraft
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BLOOMINGDALE- Madeline Chapman Craycraft, 95, of Bloomingdale, Indiana passed away at 10:40 am Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Bickford Senior Living in Crawfordsville where she has resided the past five years. She loved the staff at Bickford and her family is grateful for the loving care she received.

She was a homemaker and a Registered Nurse.

She was born May 7, 1923 in Bloomingdale to the late Leland Chapman and Achsa Carter Chapman.

Her husband of 63 years, Wm E. “Bill” Craycraft whom she married in Bloomingdale September 21, 1947 passed away June 17, 2011.

Survivors include three daughters, Sarabeth (Andrew) Marcinko of Bloomingdale, Wilma (George) Wooten of Bloomingdale and Bonnie (Richard) Hobbs of Marshall; one son, John L. (Jean Ann) Craycraft of Bloomingdale; one sister-in-law, Marceil Chapman of Rockville; nine grandchildren, Ben (Brittany) Craycraft, Brad (Danika) Craycraft, Joe (Lacie) Craycraft, Tom (Lindsay) Marcinko, Bill (Megan) Marcinko, Kyle (Lacy) Wooten, Julie (Andy) Arnold, Laurie (Collin) Harbison and Ryan (Meaghan) Hobbs; 22 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Theoren Chapman and one sister, Milley Chapman Beckort.

She was a graduate of Bloomingdale High School. She attended Earlham College where she lettered in archery and field hockey and Indiana University School of Nursing at Indianapolis graduating from both schools in 1947. She was a life member of the Bloomingdale Friends Meeting Church where she was active with music, the choir and sang with her father. She sang with the Melody Moms Barbershop Quartet and the Parke County Choral Club. She was a member of the United Society of Friends Women and Indiana Farm Bureau. She enjoyed golf and introducing others to the game, bowling and playing cards with her friends. She always had a competitive spirit when she participated in activities.

Services will be 11:00 am Friday, August 24, at the Bloomingdale Friends Meeting Church, with Pastor Wayne Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Bloomingdale Friends Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 pm Thursday at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville and one hour before services Friday at the church.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Bloomindale Friends Church or Bloomingdale Friends Cemetery, PO Box 186, Bloomingdale, IN 47832 or Bloomingdale Friends Endowment Fund % Parke County Community Foundation, PO Box 176, Rockville, IN 47872 in her memory.

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4:00 PM 8/23/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/23/2018 8:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, IN 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 IN
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11:00 AM 8/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bloomingdale Friends Meeting Church

64 Academy Street West
Bloomingdale, IN 47832

Bloomingdale Friends Meeting Church
64 Academy Street West Bloomingdale 47832 IN
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