Darrel L. Crusan
May 15, 1938 — July 27, 2017

Darrel L. Crusan Darrel L. Crusan, age 79, of Lynxville, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2017, at Angels-Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Darrel was born on May 15, 1938, the son of the late Orville and Velma (Updike) Crusan. He was a veteran of the United States Army National Guard and worked for many years at A.O. Smith where he was a tool maker and tool and die manager. Darrel was a past member of Seneca United Methodist Church until they closed and then enjoyed Bible study at Mount Sterling Lutheran Church.

Darrel is survived by his sons, Bill (Sheryl) and Wade (Julie), both of Waukesha; grandchildren, Jacques, Clarisse, Bridger and Hunter; and sisters, Donna Oberholtzer of LaCrosse and Janice (David) Hill of Beloit. Darrel is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Aileen “Diane”; brothers, Stanley and Lloyd; and sister, Joyce (Leonard) Gehrke.

Visitation will be on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at 1 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 541 Highway 59, Waukesha. Inurnment will follow at 4 p.m. at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Those planning an expression of sympathy, please consider memorials in Darrel’s name to Mount Sterling Lutheran Church, 600 Division St., Ferryville, WI 54628.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to