Obituary of Gladys K. Crandall
Gladys K. Crandall, age 87, of Hudson, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was born on May 27, 1934, in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Julius and Alice (Guttenfelder) Fisk. Gladys was a 1951 graduate of Hillsdale High School and had been employed by Hillsdale College for 22 years until her retirement. Gladys married Loren Elery Duryea on June 30, 1951, at Hillsdale United Brethren Church and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1999. On January 8, 2008, she married Vernon Crandall and he survives. She attended the First Baptist Church in Hudson.
In addition to Vern, Gladys is survived by her two daughters, Darlene (Brad) VandeZande of Hudson and Ronda (Jim) Webb of Hartford City Indiana; son, Duane (Michelle) Duryea of Bradenton, FL; Vern’s children Cheryl Modin, Karen Shoemaker, and Keith Crandall; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband Loren and her parents, two brothers Norman and Dean Fisk and stepson Bruce Crandall.
Visitation for Gladys will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 10 to 11 am at Eagle Marry Funeral Home, Hudson. Funeral services will follow visitation at 11am at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Jefferson Township.
You may send condolences to the family at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be given to First Baptist Church, Hudson. Envelopes are available at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.