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Winifred Leila (Crawford) Healzer 1917 - 2016
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Winifred Leila (Crawford) Healzer 1917 - 2016

GREAT BEND — Winifred Leila (Crawford) Healzer, 99, passed away at Cherry Village Assisted Living in Great Bend.
Born on Sept. 24, 1917, in St. John, she was the daughter of Samuel Croizer and Rose Caroline (Ellerman) Crawford. On May 26, 1934, she married Roy Adam Healzer in LaCrosse. He passed away on March 10, 1971. A resident of Ellinwood since 1953, formerly of Seward, McCracken, Alexander, Otis, and Kansas City, she was loving mother and a homemaker who also spent time working at Healzer Grocery in Alexander.
Mrs. Healzer was a member of the Immanual United Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Byron L. Healzer, Lake St. Louis, Mo.; two daughters, Leila M. Griffitt, Hoisington; and Karen R. Post, Great Bend; and 37 loving grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy Healzer; grandson, Roger Richter, granddaughter, Carla Boese; and great-grandson, Chad Roberson.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Immanual United Church of Christ in Ellinwood with Pastor Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Belle Prairie Cemetery south of Alexander. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood. Memorials are suggested to the Immanual United Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Minnis Chapel
P.O. Box 246
Ellinwood, KS 67526
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 16, 2016