Born in Syracuse to the late Leslie and Illah Craner, she was a 12-year resident of the Hannibal and Oswego areas. She had attended the Church of the Nazarene in Fulton. She loved to shop.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine M. Shortsleeve, who died in 1971, and by a son, Leslie E. Shortsleeve, who died Fe. 5, 1998.
Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Earl F. “Shorty” Shortsleeve of Hannibal; daughters, Susie M. Shortsleeve of Fulton, Cynthia L. Phelps of Oswego, Patsy L. Bayes of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mary J. Shortsleeve of Denver, Colo., Christine L. Rupert of Hannibal and Rebecca J. Shortsleeve of Hannibal; sons, Frederick L. Shortsleeve of Hartford, Conn. and Michael D. Shortsleeve of Oswego; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Ruth Delaney of Fulton, Nancy Karapin of Camillus and Jean Bianchi of Connecticut.
Services were held Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Burial was in Upson Corners Cemetery, Palermo. Calling hours were held Thursday at the funeral home.