Mrs. Crystal J. Furgason age 88 of Cassopolis, Michigan Formerly of Newaygo died
Wednesday March 27, 2002 at East Lake Nursing Home, Elkhart, IN. She was born Crystal
Josephine Rogers in Wabash, Indiana the daughter of Elva (Puckett) and John Henry Rogers
and Elva Puckett
on November 14, 1913. She married James Wildoner on October 21, 1931 in Marion, Indiana
and he preceded her in death on September 17, 1969. She then married Everett Furgason
on July 1, 1970 in Newaygo, Michigan and he preceded her in death on March 7, 1980. She
was a Homemaker all her life. She formerly attended St. Mark's Episcopal
Church-Newaygo. She was a past member VFW Post #4249 Auxillary.
She is survived by her children Mildred & Phil DeJohn of Elkhart, In, Sharon Wildoner
Kalamazoo, MI, her step-children Barry Furgason of Haslett, MI, Gene & Annabelle
of Grant, MI, Connie & David Vander Hyde of Newaygo, MI, her 8 Grandchildren, 14
Great-Grandchildren, her brothers and sisters Earl & Georgia Rogers of Georgia,
William & Jean Rogers of Wabash, IN, Bonnie Douglas of North Machester, IN,
Ruth & Art Burnett of Phoenix, AZ, several nieces & nephews. She was also preceded
in death by her son James E. Wildoner and seven brothers & sisters.
Graveside funeral services will be held at the Newaygo Cemetery, on Monday,
April 01, 2002 with Pastor Bob L. Renner officiating . Visitation will be held
11:00 A. M.-Noon Monday at the McKinley Newaygo Chapel. For Memorials please consider
Hospice of Michigan C/O The Fremont Area Foundation.
McKinley Funeral Home, Newaygo231-652-5613.