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Laura Crawshaw

Services for Laura Beth Crawshaw, 76, who died Jan. 8, were scheduled for Monday at Marion Christian Church.

Laura was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt.

She was born Oct. 18, 1943, to George Dale and Nellie Cleo (Farling) Eflin in Iola, Kansas. She was an encourager to all. She loved living at Marion County Lake. Butterflies were her passion.

She was a cook for 17 years at Hesston High School and a custodian at the Hesston United Methodist Church. On Feb. 8, 1990, she married Woodrow “Woody” Crawshaw.

She is survived by her husband, Woodrow, two daughters, Lorie and husband Terry Baldwin of Salina and Lindi and husband Michael Carpenter of Savannah, Georgia: four grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Merris Eflin and wife Toni of Linn Valley, Kansas.

Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery, Maple Hill, Kansas.

A memorial has been established with Marion Christian Church.

Last modified Jan. 15, 2020