Chantele Marie Ladd-Crowley
Sept. 8, 1974 - June 30, 2014
CEDAR RAPIDS — Chantele Marie Ladd-Crowley, 39, of Cedar Rapids Iowa, whose life was taken suddenly and tragically through an act of senseless violence on June 30, 2014.
Funeral services will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 7, at Lemke Funeral Homes- South Chapel (West side of Clinton Lawn cemetery) in Clinton, Iowa.
A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, at Neighborhood Church, 701 25th St. N.E. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (319) 389-2165.
A local visitation, in Clinton, is scheduled three hours prior to the funeral service from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 7, at Lemke Funeral Homes- South Chapel (West side of Clinton Lawn cemetery).
Cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral service with burial at a later date at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.
Chantele was born September 8, 1974 in Clinton, Iowa, the loving daughter of Susan Ladd. Chantele worked in customer service for ten years at Toyota. She also worked in the Amana Colonies at Amana Refrigeration as a production specialist.
Following her grandparents footsteps, Chantele was an avid and skilled pool player. She was also very outgoing and enjoyed driving motorcycles. Chantele always had a big heart for those in need or less fortunate. She was especially fond of all animals. Above all she loved her son Cody and daughter-in-law Makayla very much.
We are all so blessed that during her short time on earth she touched so many lives and will be forever missed by all those who knew her.
Chantele is survived by her parents, Susan Gallagher of Des Moines, IA., Michael Gallagher of New Sharon, IA. and Terry Turner of Clinton, IA.; one son, Cody (Makayla) Allison of Lakewood, Washington; two sisters, Amy Ricard of Des Moines, IA., Christy Shannon of Des Moines, IA.; one half sister, Erin Turner; one half brother, Casey (Emily) Turner; two step-brothers, J.D. (Tina) Halberg, Charles J. Halberg; one aunt, Mary Covert of Chicago, Illinois, two uncles, Gary Ladd of Ina, IL., Larry Ladd of Clinton, IA., two nieces and four nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made will be directed to the wishes of the family.
Fond memories and condolences for Chantele’s family may be left at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Death date: June 30, 2014