Gladys “Mickey” Crain

Date of Death: Jun 07, 2013
Gladys “Mickey” Crain
[highlight_text] (1930 – 2013) [/highlight_text] Gladys “Mickey” Crain, 82, of Waupun, died on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.


[leftcolumn] Mickey was born December 4, 1930 in the Town of Chester, the daughter of William and Ruth Wright McRobert. Mickey graduated from Waupun High School in 1948. On August 28, 1948 she married Donald “Flip” Crain at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella and the Altar Society at St Joseph’s. Flip and Mickey lived most of their married lives in Waupun until they retired to their cottage on Silver Lake in Wautoma. Mickey will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother and a caring person who always put everyone else first. Mickey loved playing cards, shopping and flower gardening.
Mickey is survived by her children, Pat (Carol) Crain of New Smyrna Beach FL, Kathy (Tom) Hendricks of Waupun, Steve Crain of Fond du Lac and Mary Crain of Waupun; her five grandchildren, Carrie Crain of Orlando FL, Corey Crain of Waupun, Brett Crain of New Smyrna Beach FL, Kayla Hendricks of Beaver Dam and Janelle Hendricks of Minneapolis, MN; 2 brothers-in-law, Irv Possin of Waupun and Jim Crain of Neenah; three sisters-in-law, Mary Schroeder of Fond du Lac, Fran Crain of North Fond du Lac and Helen Crain of Jonesboro, GA; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 59 years, Don “Flip” in 2007; a son, Don Jr. in 2010; her sister and best friend, Lou Possin in 2011; four brothers-in-law, Bob, Ralph “Dewey” and Dick Crain, and Howie Schroeder; four sisters-in-law, Virginia, Patricia, June and Margo Crain; and a nephew, Marcus Crain.


[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives of Mickey Crain may call on the family on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] A Mass of Christian Burial for Mickey Crain will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun with Rev. Michael Wild officiating.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.



  1. Ann Buchda Says: June 10, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Please let Steve know he is in my thoughts. He spoke of his mother often and I know he loved her dearly. Ann

  2. Patti Lane (LaPine) Kulaga Says: June 10, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    Pat, Kathy, Mary & Steve,

    I was sad to see the loss of your mom. I remember when I was young and being with the Crain family, your mom was always so nice to me. I loved how she smiled with her eyes. She was truly a sweet person. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Take care….

    Patti Lane (Jodi’s cousin)

  3. Robyn Jeffords Says: June 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    Kathy, Mary, Steve and Pat,
    My most sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. I have such fond memories of times spent with your family. Our parents knew how to have a good time, and shared many laughs! My prayers for peace and comfort are with you all.
    Wishing you all the best,
    Robyn Jeffords

  4. Angie Solis Says: June 19, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Kathy, Mary, Steve & Pat,………Don”t even have words. Mick was the one I always told Don was my 2nd Mother. Loved so much, by sooo many. My deepest sympathy…….now she is with 2 men in her life, and I know all three are chuckling and having laughs in Heaven. I pray each night for your families…and think about all the good times with all of you. God bless you all..deep sorrow. Love every one of you.. HUGS!

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