Larry A. Crane Sr.

July 16, 1954July 18, 2013

Larry A. Crane, Sr., 59, of Davenport passed away peacefully at his home on July 18, 2013. Per his wishes, cremation rites were accorded. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Larry was born July 16, 1954 in Davenport, the son of Arthur D. and Vivian (Nagel) Crane. He was united in marriage to Laurie (Waller) on June 19, 1976 in Davenport. He later married Roberta Chamberlin on June 28, 2008.

He served in the US Navy and retired from the Radisson Hotel. Prior to his retirement he drove for a variety of companies.

He enjoyed camping, fishing, the Green Bay Packers, Facebooking, playing the drums and the military channel. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved dirt-track racing. He also enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his family and friends as well as listening to music, singing and dancing.

Those celebrating his life include his first wife, Laurie; second wife, Roberta; children: Gregory (Becky) Crane, Sr.; Michelle (Steve Jr.) Cox; Brandi Crane; Larry Crane, Jr.; Debbi Crane; eleven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; stepchildren: Rebecca(Frankie) Chehak Feldpausch-Sird; Gary Chamberlin; Kayla and Kristina Chamberlin; three step-grandchildren; siblings: Mary and Gary along with several special friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings.


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Larry A. Crane Sr.

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Lee and Cheryl Nelson

August 1, 2013

We would like to extend our most sincere sympathy to all of you on the passing of Larry. Larry always made us laugh with his great sense of humor. We sincerely hope that your fond memories will be a source of comfort.
Lee and Cheryl Nelson

Michelle Cox

August 1, 2013

This candle is to help light your way and help guide you on your journey to go see god. I love you dad!!!

Michelle Cox

August 1, 2013

A candle to light your way to help guide you on your journey. I love you so much dad!!!

Scott Dolquist

July 31, 2013

TO the Crane family and friends, was shocked to get the phone call of Larry's passing, I had just talked to him the night befor on face book after getting a game request, one of many he sent. having known larry for a number of years I have to admit that he was one of the very few that I would call a true friend. You my friend wil be missed by your friends and family and all of us from facebook that looked forward to the games. I know that if you could you would be sending them to us for above....Miss you my friend, rest in peace.

Margie Jump

July 30, 2013

So sorry to hear about Larry. Went to school with his sister, Mary, and new him as a little boy. Also when he married Laurie and the birth of all his kids. Please know I am praying for all of you at this time. Also was a FB friend with him and some of his kids. May he rest in peace.
Margie and DuWaine Jump and family.

Tom Moss

July 30, 2013

Sorry to hear of Larry's passing. To the family and many, many friends of Larry, I hope you find peace in your heavy hearts as you go through this very sad time in your lives. God bless you all. REST IN PEACE Larry