Alice Marie McCrum of Warsaw, Indiana passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 1:13 p.m. at her residence at the age of 72.
Alice was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 4 years, returning to Warsaw, Indiana in 2009. She resided in Indiana, California, Iowa, and Michigan. She was a faithful pastor’s wife, and was also actively involved in the children’s and women’s ministries in the church.
She graduated from Tracy High School in Tracy, California, then continued on to receive her degree in Elementary Education from Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.
She was born on December 16, 1940 in Arizona to the late John Lasiter and Dorothy Inez (Toon) Lathrop, who survives. On June 14, 1963 in Warsaw, Indiana she was married to Arthur Earl McCrum, who passed away in 2009.
She will be lovingly remembered by her son: Alan (wife Michele) McCrum (Pierceton, Indiana); and her daughter: Ann (husband Gary) Richard (Warsaw, Indiana). She also leaves behind eight grandchildren: Tim (wife Kaitlyn) Richard (Warsaw, Indiana); Jo and Katie Richard (both of Warsaw, Indiana); Maria (husband Jeremiah) Nicholl (Plymouth, Indiana); Christopher (wife Santana) McCrum (Winona Lake, Indiana); Aliesa, Cara, & Becca McCrum (all of Pierceton, Indiana); three great grandchildren: Trinity, Bryse, & Arriyanna McCrum (all of Winona Lake, Indiana); mother: Inez Lathrop (California); two brothers: Larry Lasiter (Oklahoma); John Lasiter (California); and two sisters: Nancy Gascich (Oregon); Donna Loveless (California). She was preceded in death by her father, two sisters, and her husband, Pastor Arthur McCrum.
Her funeral service will be conducted on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:00 noon at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Russ Simpson. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.
Visitation will be held prior to the funeral from 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.