Frank E. Croasdale, 81, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at his home in Vandalia, IL.
Graveside services with Military Rites by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post #95 & Brownstown VFW Post #9770 will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 18, 2020, at Mother of Dolors Catholic Cemetery, Vandalia, IL, with Father Scott Snider officiating. Memorials: Fayette Co. Cancer Fund, Fayette Co. YMCA, and/or Shriners Hospitals for Children. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
He was born June 23, 1939, in Decatur, IL, the son of Glenn V. & Clara Marie (Leipski) Croasdale. Married Norma Croasdale on January 8, 1993, she passed away May 3, 2006. He was retired from Caterpillar, Decatur, IL; US Army Veteran; Member of Temperance Lodge # 16, A.F.A.M. Vandalia, Ainad Temple Shrine, E. St. Louis, IL, Vandalia Moose Lodge #1447, and Fayette Co. YMCA, Vandalia, IL. Frank loved to hunt and fish and spending time with his grandchildren, even teaching them how to swim.
He is survived by: Step-Son - Dewayne Cearlock & Lisa, Vandalia, IL; Step-Daughter - Ann Lash, Vandalia, IL; Several Grandchildren - Several Great Grandchildren - Several Great Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Wife; Step-Son - David Cearlock; Brother - Dave Croasdale; Special Friend - Charlene "Corky" Robson.
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