CRAWFORD John J. Jack Crawford Sr., aged 86 of Grand Rapids died June 18 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois Crawford and brother Thomas Crawford. He is survived by his children Michael MD (Mary) Crawford Catherine Crawford John Jr. (Joan) Crawford Thomas (Diane) Crawford Lisa (Patrick) Morrow Martha (Ken) VanderVeen; sister-in-law Evelyn Crawford; 14 grandchildren 2 great-grandchildren many nieces and nephews; lifelong friend David (Susan) Lipner. Jacks family will miss him greatly for his humor wisdom graciousness and love. Jack served 3 years during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council #389 and owner of Crawford Insurance Agency. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 1:00 PM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church 1449 Wilcox Park Dr. SE Rev. James A. Chelich presiding. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd. SE. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Clark Retirement Home Benevolent Fund or St. Thomas Education Foundation.