Hillsboro, North Dakota
The Funeral Service for Stephanie Crotty will be held 2 PM Tuesday, February 25, 2003, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hillsboro, North Dakota. There will be a prayer service at 6:30 in the church followed by visitation. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the funeral in the church on Tuesday. A service will also be held 11 AM Friday at St. Mel?s Catholic Church in Rhame, North Dakota with a prayer service at 7 PM Thursday evening in the church. Burial will be held in the Tuttle Cemetery in Rhame, North Dakota. Stephanie died on Saturday, February 22, 2003, at St. Joseph?s Hospital in Dickinson, North Dakota, at the age of 28.
Stephanie was born on May 15, 1974, in Dickinson, North Dakota. She lived in Dickinson until she was 8 years old and was then adopted by Ed and Rose Crotty. They lived near Hillsboro and Stephanie attended and graduated from Hillsboro High School. She began volunteering and working at the Hillsboro Medical Center Nursing Home and has continued until the time of her death. Even though Stephanie struggled with health problems her entire life, she always faced life with a smile. She was an uplifting spirit and a joy to everyone she loved.
Stephanie is survived by her parents, Ed and Rose Crotty of Hillsboro; and her brothers, Darrell (Cora) Crotty of Hillsboro; Jon Crotty of Bowman, NorthDakota; and Andy Crotty of Hillsboro; and many special aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends, who supported her all through her life.
She was preceded in death by all of her grandparents.
Stephanie?s family would like to thank everyone for the support that they have been given throughout the years. The prayers, the special words of comfort and concern, and the benefits given so generously by everyone has been such a blessing for Stephanie and her family.
(Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro)