Roanoke - Norma Craps, 87, of Roanoke, passed away at 8:08 am on
Saturday July 6, 2013 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka.
She was born on March 3, 1926 in Arthur, IL to Irvin and Frances
Wood Condre . She married Lambert Craps on February 23, 1946
in Peoria. He passed away on August 31, 2008.
Surviving are four sons, Richard (Judy) Craps; Jerry (Tammy) Craps
both of Roanoke; Mike (Arleta) Craps of Eureka; Brian Craps of
Benson; one daughter, Sharon Owens of Peoria; one brother, Kenneth
Condre of Bartonville, IL; 14 grandchildren; 26 great
grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Irvin
A homemaker, Norma did seamstress work and made wedding dresses
out of her home for people in the community.
Norma enjoyed the sport of drag racing and was a huge John Force
fan. She also was a big Elvis fan and collected Elvis
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday July 12,
2013 at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Pastor
Charlie Graul will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9-11
before the services at the funeral home. Per her request cremation
rites will be accorded and burial of ashes will be in Roanoke
Township Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Roanoke Ambulance Squad.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.
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