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Bob L. Crister 1927 - 2018
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Joan Marie Demel

WAKEENEY — Bob L. Critser, 91, passed away Nov. 12, 2018, at his home in WaKeeney, Kan. 

Bob was born July 24, 1927 in Coffeyville, Kan., the first son of Kenneth Marion and Audrey Lorine (Kuder) Critser. On Aug. 2, 1946, he married Ruth May Nuss in Great Bend, Kan.  

Bob was a United States Navy Veteran serving in WWII. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, John Eric and Marion Douglas Critser; and an infant daughter, Pearl M. Critser.

Bob is survived by his wife Ruth Critser, WaKeeney; four daughters, Lorine (James) Kuhn, Kingsland, Texas; Connie (Ron) Herdt, Smith Center; Nancy (Ron) Nichol, Hill City; Audrey (Edward) Macke, WaKeeney; one sister, Gloria Marsh, Pratt; 18 grandchildren; and 31 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney, with Pastor Randy Gibbs officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will take place in the WaKeeney City Cemetery, WaKeeney, with military honors provide by the U.S. Navy. 

Memorials may be given to the VFW or Bethlehem Lutheran Church, both of WaKeeney and can be sent in care of All Faiths Funeral Chapel, 113 S. Madison St., Smith Center, KS  66967. www.allfaithsfuneralchapel.com.


Funeral arrangements provided by

All Faiths Funeral Chapel 

113 S. Madison St. 

Smith Center, KS  66967

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 14, 2018