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Jan. 18, 1931—May 13, 2015 Barbara Anne Crute, 84, was born Jan. 18, 1931, to Chris and Lillian Tschanz in Detroit, MI, and passed away in Fairfield Glade on May 13, 2015. She was a musician, playing the organ at church and teaching piano. She loved classical music, enjoyed going on cruises and has traveled worldwide. She attended the First Presbyterian Church of Crossville. She is survived by her husband, Ray Crute; sons, Darrell Crute (Carol) and Kevin Crute (Arlene); daughters, Jennifer McCormick (David), Melinda Risher (Ronald) and Bonnie Philson (Brian); grandchildren, Jason, Christopher, Darrell Jr., Amber, Eric, Kristine, Steven, Matthew, Andrea, Laura, Jaclyn, Jeremy, Jaimee, Chad, Emilee, Drew and Jenna; 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Kenneth and David Tschanz. She is preceded in death by her parents, Chris John Tschanz and Lillian Elizabeth Bourne Tschanz. There will be a service in Michigan on Thursday, May 21, 2015. She will be laid to rest in Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park in Livonia, MI. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  May 18, 2015
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