William Morton Crandell
 

The Peoria Star, Sep. 3, 1928
Submitted by Janine Crandell 

 

WYOMING MAN, EX-PEORIAN, IS DEAD

     William Morton Crandall, a well-known resident of Peoria until five years ago, died at his late residence in Wyoming, Ill., last evening at 8:30 o'clock at the age of 78. He was a retired railroad employee and was widely known among railroad men here.
     He was born in Peoria, March 2, 1850, the son of John Wesley and Jane Crandall. His marriage to Marcella Ellen Todd took place more than a half century ago. He was a member of Diamond camp, Modern Woodmen of America.
     His wife, Marcella Todd Crandall, is his only immediate survivor.
     Funeral services will be held at the Wilton mortuary chapel Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, with the Rev. John W. Todd, Shenandoah, Iowa, officiating. Interment will be in Springdale cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 4 p.m. Tuesday.


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