Irving O. “Pete” Crawford, 95, of Belvidere, IL passed away early Wednesday morning, April 4, 2018 in his home. Pete was born May 25, 1922 in Dekalb County, the son of AB and Katie (Bassett) Crawford. He married the love of his life Dona A. Crawford on February 17,1944 in Belvidere. Pete attended St. John’s United Church of Christ in Belvidere. He was passionate about antique tractors, farming, listen to country music and in his earlier years flying. Pete was a member of the Two Cylinder Club in Missouri.
Pete was loved and will be missed by his children, Carol (John) Waggoner of Abliene, TX, Timothy (LaGena) Crawford of Janesville, WI, Nancy Stedman of Belvidere, Peter (Debra) Crawford of South Beloit, IL; eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Pete is preceded in death by his wife, parents; grandsons, Travis Crawford, Robert Crawford; siblings, Donnally “Joe” Crawford, Darrell “Steve” Crawford, Alexander “Pug” Crawford and Angeline “Sis” Bates.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 10,2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. prior to service. In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to OSF Hospice. To light a candle or share a condolence visit www.AndersonFCS.com