BLOOMINGTON – Reverend Donald M. Crank, 79, 2267 Olde Mill Drive, Bloomington, passed away at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2007, in Bloomington.
Born April 29, 1927, in Quincy, Illinois, he was the son of James Orland and Gladys (Dighton) Crank. He married Virginia “Ginia” Tooker June 6, 1949.
He was an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament of the Presbyterian Church USA. He had served churches in Pennsylvania, Illinois, North Dakota, and Ohio.
Rev. Crank was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Virginia “Ginia” Crank, Bloomington
James Donald Crank and his wife, Linda Parker Crank, Cincinnati, Ohio
Linda Louise Mullen and her husband, Robert Mullen, Bedford
John, Rachel, Michelle, and Bethany Mullen
Donny and T. J. Crank
one great grandson, Ryan James
His parents; son, David Andrew Crank; and grandson, Ryan G. Mullen, preceded him in death.
A graveside service was conducted Thursday afternoon at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
A memorial service will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, in the First United Methodist Church in Bloomington with officiant Dr. George Purnell assisted by Rev. Ben Dorr of the Presbyterian Church USA.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.
Memorial Gifts: Shalom Center, First United Methodist Church, 219 East Fourth Street, Bloomington, IN 47408.