July 23, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009 11:30am Middleburg Methodist Church
Monday, July 27, 2009 10 to 11:30am
Laurabel Crabtree, 84 of West Liberty passed away, Thursday, July 23, 2009 in Green Hills Care Center, West Liberty.
She was born February 6, 1925 in Middleburg, Ohio the daughter of Howard & Nettie (Crowder) Inskeep.
Laurabel was a graduate of Zane Township High School. She retired from O.M. Scotts in Marysville. She was a member of the Middleburg MRS Club and a 4-H Leader.
She is survived by her husband Kenneth Crabtree; daughter, Connie Jo Bowman of GA, her sons, John David (Bobbie) Zedeker of OK, Robert (Sharryn) Zedeker of Middleburg; her grandchildren, Terri (Ron) Mueller, John Zedeker, Matthew (Ronelle) Zedeker, Amy (Dondi) Schoonover & Michael (Theresa) Zedeker,
Julie Ann Zedeker, Robyn Lynn Zedeker, Christie (Billy) Nestor, Lisa (Dale) Dillard; 12 great grandchildren; step-children, Mary (Don) Mottashed of Lucasville, and Kenneth E. (Marlene) Crabtree of Ashland, 6 step-grandchildren, numerous step- great grandchildren her sister, Mary Eileen Inskeep of Centerville, her brother, Gene Inskeep of West Liberty; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, George Zedeker, brother, Wayne Inskeep and her sister, Martha Fletcher.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2009 at the Middleburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Todd Gates officiating. Family and friends may call from 10-11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Middleburg Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to FRESHWATER, MCDONALD, & VERNON Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Middleburg United Methodist Church.