Carol Crawford

December 20, 1927 - February 27, 2019

Visitation: Visitation with family present will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 4 at Canton Lutheran Church.

Carol M. Crawford, age 91, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Sanford Canton-Inwood Hospital.  Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 4 at Canton Lutheran Church.  Visitation with family present will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m.  at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

          Carol was born in Klondike, IA on December 20, 1927 to Harold and Olive (Severson) Madland.  She graduated from Canton High School in 1945.  She married Don Crawford on October 12, 1947.    Carol worked at the Canton Creamery before starting a 43 year career at Farmers State Bank in Canton, working her way up to Vice President.

          She enjoyed bowling, golf, and spending time with her family.  She was known for her putting ability and won the Club Championship in 1974.  She was also an active member of numerous boards and organizations in the Canton Community.  She was named the Canton Citizen of the Year in 1987.

          She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Don; children, Deb (Skip) Sorensen, Sioux Falls, SD, Joan (Bob) Lier, Canton, SD,  Curt (Sherry)  Watertown, SD and Jeff (Janet), Canton, SD;  13 grandchildren, Molly, Colby, Shaley, Brady, Jessica, Brent, Erin, Justin, Amy, Jesse, Julie, Jacob, and Jenna;  15 great-grandchildren, Ashley, Cameron, Rylee, Addison, Maggie, Qynn, Quorra, Wyatt, Miya, Reagan, Madison, Edin, Owen, Asher, and Destiny; sister-in-law, Linda Madland, Canton, SD; special friends, Terry and Connie Glenn;  along with numerous extended relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jim Madland.


13 condolences have been left

  1. So Sorry for your loss. Your family has our deepest sympathy. Your mom was a good lady. Full of life and vigor. Loved by all that met her. She will be missed.

  2. Your family has our deepest sympathies. I have many great memories of your mom always enjoyed seeing her at reunions at the bowling alley and around town. She always had a smile for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers
    Randy and Pam (Severson)McKenney

  3. Never easy to lose someone especially a parent. I would encourage you to keep all those good memories of your mom close and eventually time will allow you to look at her pictures and reminisce about her with a smile. God Bless.

  4. So many fond memories- Our prayers and thought with all of you at this time- The McMurry Families
    Rachel McMurry
    John & Katherine McMurry
    Carla & Doug McMurry-Kozak
    Diane McMurry
    Brent & Suzanne McMurry
    Renee & Brit McMurry-Gilman

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. Your mother lived a long & full life for you to enjoy!!!!

  6. So sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this rough time in life. She was a lovely lady. She will be greatly missed by all.

  7. May you find comfort in the memories you shared together and comfort in the words Jesus promised that there will be a resurrection of all who have fallen asleep in death. John 5:28-29

  8. Sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. A lot of great memories with your families…..reunions at the bowling alley, vacations at the lakes in Minnesota, etc. We ( Huckfelts ) always enjoyed our times together.
    Prayers are with your family.

  9. My prayers 2 u all sorry 4 ur loss. Know how u geel just lost my mom in Sept. U will 4ever be in my thoughts and prayers love and prayers Lori Livermore

  10. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your mother. May the God of all comfort be with the family during this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3)

  11. Crawford Family:
    You have our hearts and sympathy. This is just so hard. We loved bowling and golfing with Carol and her sly wit that would come out on numerous occasions. Hold all the memories close to your heart, we know that we will.