Carol A. Crapp

OREGON/MADISON-Carol A. Crapp, age 82, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, passed away to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. She was cared for at Agrace HospiceCare. Carol was born on June 6, 1931, to Clarence and Minnie (Olson) Johnson at Madison General Hospital.

Carol was a farm wife, homemaker, gardener, cook, matron at the Oregon School for Girls, bookkeeper at Champion's business, and 25 year employee of WPS. Carol loved card games, Yahtzee, jig-saw puzzles, reading, attending concerts and musical shows, camping, and traveling.

She loved music and was an accomplished pianist and tenor sax player. After retiring, she enjoyed cruises in the Caribbean and to Alaska; and she participated in Elder Hostels in Dubuque, Lake Geneva, and Green Lake.

Carol is survived by her children, Michael (Mary) Crapp, Daniel (Debbie) Crapp, and Jane Cassady; three grandchildren, Eric Crapp, Nikki Elgin, and Darin Carter; three great-grandsons; CJ and Drew Elgin, and Anthony Joseph Carter; and sister, Virginia Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Timothy; and sister, Betty McCarthy.

A Memorial service will be held at BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 312 Wisconsin Ave., Madison, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, with the Rev. Curt Everson presiding. Inurnment will be held at Prairie Mound Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711.

The family is grateful to the nurses and staffs of Oakwood Village, St. Mary's Hospital, and Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at

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