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Rosalie T. Craytor

March 27, 1929 ~ June 26, 2018 (age 89)

Rosalie T. Craytor, age 89, of Bedford Township, passed away on June 26, 2018 at her residence.  She was born on March 27, 1929 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Villard and Lodine (Osteshout) Mann.  Rosalie graduated from Lakeview High School in 1946.  She previously lived in Bull Head City, Arizona for thirty-five years before moving back to Battle Creek in 2002.  Rosalie and her former husband co-owned Hodies Hideaway Restaurant for several years, and later was co-owner of an air conditioning business with late husband; Charles Craytor.  She was a previous member at Trinity United Methodist Church, later becoming a member at Bedford Bible Church.  Rosalie was a member of Dorcas Circle and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over twenty years.  She enjoyed oil painting, crocheting and knitting, shuffle board and was an avid gambler.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Charles Craytor in 1997.  Surviving are her daughter; Penny Russell of Battle Creek, three grandchildren, six great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  Funeral services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Bedford Bible Church, 21964 Bedford Road North, Bedford, MI., interment to follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Condolences may be left for the family at    

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