Opal M. Croffoot — January 26, 1915 – March 17, 2018

Opal M. Croffoot, 103, of Pearl City, IL, passed away on March 17, 2018 at Liberty Village Manor, where she resided for the past 4 years. She was born on January 26, 1915 in rural Pearl City, the only child of Samuel and Myrtle (Miche) Offenheiser. She attended local schools, and on March 1, 1933, she married Lawrence Croffoot. They farmed in the Pearl City and Loran area, and retired from the Croffoot family farm when it was sold to the Lake Carroll Subdivision. She then worked 12 years at Micro Switch, retiring from that job at age 65. She enjoyed working outside on the farm, and continued to garden until age 98. She loved to hand sew quilts, doing this into her 90’s. She was preceded in death by her husband, and leaves behind her only son, Robert (Joan) Croffoot; and two grandchildren, Randy Croffoot of St. Louis, and Susan Broocks of Freeport. Funeral service will be held on Friday March 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM, at the Schwarz Park Blvd. Chapel, 608 S. Park Blvd, Freeport, IL. A visitation will be held on Thursday March 22, 2018 from 5-7 PM, at the Schwarz Park Blvd. Chapel. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Pearl City. Online condolences may be shared at www.schwarzfh.com

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