Harold Crater

Dates

February 11, 1924 - January 14, 2014

Obituary


Harold S. Crater was born February 11, 1924 at Stickney to Eugene and Mary (Kopietz) Crater. He grew up on the farm and attended Pleasant Lake Country School.  On July 12, 1950 he married Bertha Marie Prien at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stickney.  They resided in the Stickney, Winner and Plankinton areas, where Harold was a butcher in the various Meat Lockers. In 1968 they moved back to Stickney and he continued to work in the Lockers and for area farmers as a butcher. In October of 2007, he and Bertha moved to the Good Samaritan Home in Corsica.

He is survived by one daughter, Connie (Russell) Graves, Ethan; two sons: Richard (Sheila) Crater, Stickney; John Crater, Mitchell; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one sister, Ethel Pavlin, Mount Vernon; brothers-in-law: Ray Prien, Stickney, Elmer (Marian) Prien, Crossville, TN and sister-in-law, Mabel Schmit, Winner.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha in December 2009, six brothers and two sisters.


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, January 17, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Saint Paul Lutheran Church
Prayer Service ~ 7:00 PM
Stickney, South Dakota

Service

Date
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Saint Paul Lutheran Church
Stickney, South Dakota

Cemetery

Silver Ridge Cemetery
Stickney, South Dakota


entry posted by Marcia Blume on 01-16-2014
Sorry to hear about Harold death. May God bless his memory.
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