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Robert Calvin Croft June 19, 1918 Nov. 22, 2012

Posted: Monday, Nov 26th, 2012

Robert Calvin Croft died Nov. 22, at Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Kemmerer.

Robert was born on June 19, 1918 in Powell to William Connel Croft and Jane LaBelle Sinclair.

He married Evelyn Sessions on Nov. 2, 1941, in Lovell. They were later sealed as a family in the Idaho Falls, Idaho LDS temple in July of 1964. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a 4-H leader for nearly 40 years. Robert had a love for horses, camping, fishing and hunting. He liked sewing and giving away his crafts. Bob loved to train horses, and from midlife on he had several pony teams plus several ox teams. He and Evelyn, with their children, loved to be in all the local parades with their pioneer rigs. Bob loved to do the Santa sleigh rides in the winter for his family and others. Bob was a friend to all. He met you as a stranger and you left as a friend.

Robert is survived by his sons: Robert (Rena) Croft, Lovell; William (Kathy) Croft, Riverton; daughters: Marlene Sorensen, Garland, Utah; Betty Ilg, Mountain View; and Evelyn (Frank) Barrett, Powell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Croft and Jane Sinclair; his grandparents; wife, Evelyn; brother, Richard Croft; son-in-law, Lynn Sorensen; and a grandson, Jeremy Croft.

Funeral services for Robert were 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Mountain View LDS Chapel. Interment will be at the Byron Cemetery in Byron.

On-line condolences can be given at www.crandallfhevanston.com

For the complete article see the 11-30-2012 issue.

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