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Polly A. Crandall
June 17, 1937 ~ October 17, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
Of Wauwatosa, died on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the age of 86 due to her failing health under the kind hospice care in the memory care unit at St. Camillus.
She is survived by her children Linda (Jim) Kohli, Judy Briley, and Jean Crandall Jacobs (Derek); her four grandchildren Bill (Elaine) Briley, Kristen Berry, Lisa Kohli and Rachel Kohli; her four great-grandchildren Meredith, Ronin, Felicity and Lucas; her brother Will (Irene) Tingue, her sisters Doris Pitt and Grace Tingue, and half-brother Pat Houston; her many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
She is preceded in death by her husband C. Harry Crandall; her parents, Harry and Georgene Tingue; and her brothers, James Tingue and Pete Houston.
Polly was born in Alabama and moved to Wisconsin after high school graduation. She completed her Associates Degree and worked for the Brady Company. She met her husband, Harry, through her church’s Young People’s Club, and was married to him for almost 58 years until his passing. She was a stay-at-home mom until her children were in high school upon which she worked for National Fluid Power Association for over 20 years. She was always busy with some project, volunteering at church or school, nurturing her little gardens, or attending her aerobics classes (into her 80s). She enjoyed listening to Brewer’s games and watching the Packers.
The visitation for Polly will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12130 W. Center Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53222 from 10AM-11AM with the Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, you can honor Polly with a donation to St. Joseph Church, American Heart Association, or Susan G Komen.
Thursday October 26, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM St. Joseph Catholic Church 12130 W. Center St. Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday October 26, 2023 11:00 AM St. Joseph Catholic Church 12130 W. Center St. Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Thursday October 26, 2023 12:15 PM Wisconsin Memorial Park 13235 W. Capitol Drive Brookfield, WI 53005