Opal M. Crippen, 85, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center.
Funeral services were held on March 13 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Jim Steen officiating. Burial was in the Pilot Township Cemetery, rural Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Opal was born Nov. 30, 1923 in Cherokee County to Fred and Mary Jane (Brownmiller) Crippen, and lived in the Cherokee area all her life. She did babysitting for many families in Cherokee.
Opal was preceded in death by her parents, and is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.