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Kathryn Crawford
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Kathryn Crawford, 1943-2015 - photo by Contributed/Sharon Daines

Kathryn Crawford, 71, of Lake Isabella, CA/Hillsboro, WI,  went home to be with Jesus, our Lord and Savior on May 11, 2015 at the Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Bakersfield, CA, with her family at her side.

She was born Sept. 15, 1943 to Neil and Phyllis (Peterson) Neinast in St. Louis, Missouri. Kathy graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1961 and attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Kathy then moved to California, where she met and married her husband Archie Crawford lll in 1963.  They raised their two children, Archie and Cynthia, in Lynnwood, CA; Buena Park, CA; and Lake Isabella, CA.   She retired from her jobs as district manager for Heinz and Kikkoman.  Kathy enjoyed reading, spending time with family and friends, and anything butterflies.

She is survived by her husband, Archie Crawford lll and two children, Archie Crawford IV, and Cynthia (Ed) Rain; grandchildren Kimberly (Nick) Cross, Cathline (Doug) McComb, and Carly (Mark) Roberson); great grandchildren Ryder and Hunter McComb, Maddison and Molly Roberson.  She is also survived by her siblings Sharon (Russell) Daines near Valley, WI, Neil (Kris) Neinast of Marshfield, WI,  Dale (Marybeth) Neinast of Mauston, WI, and sister-in-law, Colleen (Sowa) Neinast of La Crosse, WI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Neil and Phyllis Neinast, and brother, Ronald Neinast.

A memorial service will be held at the Weldon United Methodist Church in Weldon, CA on June 27 at 11 a.m. 
Memorials can be made to National Adrenal Diseases Foundation,  505 Northern Boulevard,  Great Neck, NY 11021.