Lucille Gimmeson Crane


(Mar. 9, 2007)

Lucille Gimmeson Crane, 90, died Friday, March 9, at the Prestige Assisted Living Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

She was born Dec. 9, 1917, in Fairfield, Ill. She grew up in Powell and graduated from high school in 1935. She attended business college in Billings for a year, then worked for Marshall Wells Company until moving to Great Falls, Mont., in 1951. She then worked for Culligan Water Conditioning in 1964, and retired from them in 1993.

Lucille married the love of her life, Charlie Crane on Nov. 22, 1939. To this union were born two children, Michael and Shonnie. Lucille belonged to the First Presbyterian Church and the Rainbow Garden Club.

She is survived by her son Mike (Tae) Crane of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; grandson Michael of Atlanta, Ga.; sister Mary Alice deHaan, and sister-in-law Colette Gimmeson, both of Powell; brother Gene of Casper, and son-in-law Rod Rothrock of Huachuca City, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charlie, daughter Shonnie Crane Rothrock and brothers Willard, Merl and Bill Gimmeson.

Memorial services were held on March 23 at Highland Cemetery in Great Falls. Arrangements were handled by Hatfield Funeral Home in Sierra Vista, Ariz.