Victim identified in Council Bluffs motorcycle crash
Jeffrey Steven Crane, age 29, passed away September 14, 2015. Born January 27, 1986 at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs to Steven and Diana (Shea) Crane and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 2004. Jeffrey also attended Motorcycle Mechanic Institute and served in the US Navy. He loved being a mechanic and uncle to his nieces and nephews. Survivors include his parents, Steve and Diana Crane of Council Bluff; sisters, Kendall McGrath and husband Neal, and their children, Daniel, Karly and Tori McGrath of Council Bluffs, Andrea Bentzinger and husband Chad, and their children, Gracie, Faith and Duke Bentzinger of Ankeny, Iowa; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Jeffrey is preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard, Ruth and Dottie Shea, Norman and Janet Crane; uncles, Rick Shea, Steve Larm and John DeVivo; aunt, Leslie Crane; and cousin, Jason.