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Doris Irene Crabtree

June 22, 1931 ~ July 18, 2022 (age 91)

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Doris Irene (Lemke) Crabtree passed away peacefully, at the age of 91, into the Glory of God on July 18, 2022. She was born to Emil and Emilie (Musolf) Lemke on the family farm outside of Yale, South Dakota, on June 22,1931. The family eventually relocated to Spring Valley, Minnesota where Doris graduated high school in 1949. She met her love, David (Joe) Crabtree, in 1954 and were married on February 6,1955 in Spring Valley. Dave and Doris lived in Columbus, Ohio where they raised 4 children.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Dave, in May 2019. She was a member of Heritage Free Will Baptist Church where she was actively involved for many years. She is survived by her brother, Ray (Ruth) Lemke, her sister, Anita Nelson, both of Spring Valley, Minnesota, and her sister-in-law, Pat Crabtree, of Logan, Ohio; Four Children: Randi Thompson, Renita (Peter) Messmer, Ron (Silvia) Crabtree, Robbie (Mary) Crabtree; Fifteen Grandchildren: Ashley (Neil) Sanyal, Christopher Thompson, Adam (Rachel) Messmer, Sarah (Sean) Culbertson, Emily (Jacob) Davis, Hannah Messmer, Luke (Bre) Messmer, Jordan (Brooke) Messmer, Rosie Messmer, Jon Messmer, Micah (Nathan) Crabtree, Andrea Zavaleta-Vega, Daniel (Amanda) LePera, Rebecca (Walt) Nussbaum, and Emilee (Vic) Crabtree; Nine Great-Grandchildren; Maverick Sanyal, Libby Davis, Logan Davis, Reese Messmer, Emory LePera, Ayla LePera, Calvin Nussbaum, Chandler Ross, and Quinn Ross; beloved grand-dog, Bailey Buttons. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted, in Doris’s memory, to Heritage Free Will Baptist Church, where she was loved and will be dearly missed by her many friends.


Doris’s family will receive visitors on Wednesday, July 27,2022, from 10:00am-11:00am at Heritage Free Will Baptist Church, 575 Obetz Rd. Columbus, Ohio. Funeral Service will begin at 11:00am.

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July 27, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heritage Free Will Baptist Church (Obetz Rd, Columbus)

Funeral Service
July 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Heritage Free Will Baptist Church (Obetz Rd, Columbus)

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