Harold passed away, Wednesday, February 22, 2023 in Portage.
He was born March 21, 1935 in Bicknell, Indiana, the son of Ralph and Harriette (Shuter) Crock. For 40 years Harold worked at General Motors until his retirement in 2000. In his free time he enjoyed traveling and hiking with family and friends. Earlier, he enjoyed playing competitive softball and raising and showing St. Bernard dogs. Harold was a member of the Alamo Community Congregational Church, where he served on the Board. He also participated in and led Dale Carnegie Leadership Courses. On May 16, 1953 in Connersville, Indiana, he married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Sanford, who survives.
Also surviving are their children, Deborah (Thomas) Rook of Orangeville Township, Janet (Dennis) Kiel of Alamo Township, Bret (Debbi) Crock of Kalamazoo; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Rita Woodson of Colorado, Glenn “Dale” (Dolores) Crock of Wyoming, Geraldine (James) Steele of Colorado and Carl (Teresa) Crock of Indiana; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Crock of Arizona, along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Arleen in 1981 and brother, Roland.
According to his wishes, cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 25, 2023 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with Pastor Don Boss officiating.
Burial of ashes will take place at Green Bower Cemetery in Alamo Township.
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Harold may be made to Alamo Community Congregational Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.