American Patriotic 10

Jon Michael Crocker

June 27, 1947 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 74)


Crocker, Jon Michael

Dexter, Michigan

Jon Michael Crocker, 74, went to our lord May 3, 2022. Preceded in death by his parents; Francis X. Crocker and Arleen M. (Doletzky) Crocker, brother Thomas Richard Crocker.

His love and pride of family lives on with his sister in-law Janice (Thomas) Crocker, brother Dean and sister in-law Debbie Crocker, his incredible love for his wife of 47 years Cathy, daughters and spouses Alicia and Mark Gregory, Melissa and Michael Brower. Grandchildren Bennett Gregory, Kennedy, and Mason Brower. Jon was very proud of his many nieces and nephews and large extended family all exceptional and successful.

Jon graduated from Dexter High School in 1966. He was drafted into the Army in the fall of 1966 to 1968, earning a Vietnam service medal, 3 bronze service stars, Republic of Vietnam campaign metal, National Defense medal, and sharpshooter. Jon earned an Associate degree from WCC, upon completion he attended a 4-year apprenticeship program with the IBEW 252. He became a master electrician. He attended EMU for facility management. He retired from local 252. Jon loved sports, he played basketball in High School, coached his daughters rec. basketball teams, and enjoyed playing golf with his brothers, nephews, cousins, and colleagues. He was an avid Michigan Wolverine sports fan. Jon and Cathy shared a variety of interests including traveling, movies, spending time with their grandkids; and surrounding themselves with family and close friends. Jon was a member of the Knights of Columbus 3rd degree, he helped build the K of C Hall in Dexter and was a member of the American Legion. His incredible sense of humor, generous heart, and relationships with friends and family will be missed by many. “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

Jon’s family and friends will gather Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 3:00-7:00pm, at St. Joseph Catholic (Country) Church, 6805 Mast Road, Dexter, Michigan. His Community Farewell will be held on May 12, 2022, 11:00am (10:00am family & friend gathering) for a Mass of Christian Burial at St.Joseph Catholic (Village) Church, 3430 Dover Street, Dexter, Michigan. Father Brendan Walsh will serve as Presider. In lieu of flowers, donations will be most gratefully received by the University of Michigan Cancer Center or Make-A-Wish Foundation. Please leave a message of comfort for Jon’s family at 1-877-231-7900 or sign his guestbook at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
May 11, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Country Church
6805 Mast Rd
Dexter, MI 48130

Community Gathering
May 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Village Church
3430 Dover St.
Dexter, MI 48130

Mass of Christian Burial
May 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Village Church
3430 Dover St.
Dexter, MI 48130

Please note
There will be a scripture reading at 7:00pm on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the end of public gathering at the country church.


Make-A-Wish Michigan
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University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
1500 East Medical Center Drive CCGC 6-303, Ann Arbor MI 48109-0944
Tel: 1-734-764-6777