Alyce Mae Crandall, 78, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m Saturday, Oct. 27, at Union Church in Lake City with the Rev. Betty Weidert officiating. Burial will be in Lake City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City.

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Alyce Mae was born July 25, 1934, in Lake City, Iowa, to Bob and Francis Allen. She graduated from Lake City High School in 1952 and on Sept. 30, 1955, was married to Daryl Crandall in Lake City. Alyce worked at the Calhoun County Treasurer’s Office for many years before moving to Story City and worked as a supervisor for Story County Bank.  

In 1985 Alyce and Daryl moved to Annapolis, Md., and lived and worked there for 22 years before retiring and returning to Lake City in 2004.

Alyce Mae was a mentor for kids at Union Church of Lake City. Alyce Mae was especially active and supportive of her children and grandchildren. She was their biggest fan.

Alyce Mae is survived by her husband, Daryl of Lake City; sons Scott Crandall and wife Roxy of Lake City and Bret Crandall and wife Lori of Annapolis, Md.; daughters, Dawn Linderman of Annapolis and Beth Michalak and husband David of Pasadena, Md.; grandsons Chase Crandall and wife Kim of Carroll, Brock Linderman of Annapolis, Gavin Crandall and wife Tiffany of Pella, Iowa, Drew and Parker Crandall of Annapolis, Leo and Garrett Michalak of Pasadena Md.; granddaughter Taylor Linderman of Annapolis; great-grandson Tallon Crandall of Carroll; her brother Melvin Allen of Newton, Iowa; and her sister Donna Rae Grossman of Glidden.  

Alyce Mae was preceded in death by her father, Bob Allen; mother, Francis Allen; and brother, Bob Jr.