Craun, Patricia M., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Cartwright Hospice Residence. Age 69 years. Patricia M. Lail was born on November 8, 1942 in St. Louis, MO. to the late Paul and Marie “Dolly” Lail. She married John Thomas “TC” Craun on December 31, 1959. He survives her. Patricia was employed with SunSource, retiring in 2007. She loved vacationing on Marco Island, FL every spring. She enjoyed going to the casino with friends and was an avid reader. Patricia loved her grandchildren, they meant the world to her. Patricia was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 439. Patricia is survived by her husband, TC; three children, Michael (Beth) Craun, Cindy (Bob) Redmond, and Terri (Paul) Hagen; six grandchildren, Jessi and Paul Matthew Craun, Kayla and Sam Redmond, and Jordan and Spencer Hagen and a sister-in-law, Kay Albera. Patricia was preceded in death by a brother, David Lail. Patricia’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff of Covenant HealthCare – Harrison 7th floor. Patricia’s Memorial Service will take place on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 1501 N. Center Road. Rev. Marlene Clark will officiate. Friends may visit with Patricia’s family at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), on Thursday, December 8, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Matthews Episcopal Church or the Saginaw City Rescue Mission. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Patricia’s family at the funeral home, the church, or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.