Marc Crawmer

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Funeral services for Mr. Marc Crawmer, 54, of Dickens will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

Burial will take place at a later date.

Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post 1 - American Legion of Spencer following the services at the chapel.

Mr. Crawmer passed away Friday, July 1, 2011, in rural Spencer.

Marc Wesley Crawmer, the son of James Crawmer and Sharon Simpson Hoppe, was born Aug. 5, 1956, in Spencer, Ia. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, until moving to Amboy, Minn., where he graduated from Amboy High School.

Marc enlisted in the Army and the Navy Reserve. He graduated from Voc-Tech in Jackson, Minn., as a master electrician. He was married to Shirley Crawmer for 25 years. Marc enjoyed working, kayaking, hunting with "his boys", and restoring old tractors. He was a big supporter of wind energy in northwest Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his mother; one brother, Scott Hoppe; two sisters: Sheri Osborne and Janine Hoppe; grandparents, Leo and Emmagene Simpson, and Harvey and Anna Crawmer; and his step-father, Al Hoppe.

Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Jean (Todd) Bredehoeft; two sons: Trin Crawmer of New Brunswick, Canada and Travis (Lela) Crawmer, of Spencer, Ia.; his father, Jim (Geri) Crawmer; three brothers: Jim Crawmer of Alabama, David (Deb) Crawmer of Algona, Ia., and Bill Hoppe of Arizona; six grandchildren: Dalton and Mercedes Bredehoeft, Tanya, Cheyenne, Zane, and Rebecca Crawmer; five nephews: Jimmy Marc Chris and Mike Crawmer, and Corey Butcher; three nieces: Kadee and Heather Newkirk, and Courtney Hoppe; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.