Archive for Monday, February 28, 1994


February 28, 1994


— Services for Leonard George Crady, 82, Overbrook, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home in Overbrook, with the Rev. John A. Howe officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, northwest of Centropolis.

Mr. Crady died Sunday, Feb. 27, 1994, at a Topeka hospital.

He was born Sept. 8, 1911, in Meeker, Colo., the son of Rutherford B. and Nellie Mae Sutton Crady. He lived in Colorado and Montana before moving to Kansas in 1923.

Mr. Crady graduated from Overbrook High School in 1931, and later worked for Miller Ford and Coffman Implement in Overbrook. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, winning a combat medal with five bronze stars.

He later worked as a mechanic in Topeka and for an implement company in Garnett. He retired from Hoyt Farm Equipment Co., Overbrook, in 1973, and operated a lawn mower repair service from his home.

Mr. Crady was a member of the Church of Christ and Anderson-Raible Post No. 239 of the American Legion, both in Overbrook.

He married Sarah Isabel Arnold on Dec. 22, 1942, in Ottawa. She died Nov. 11, 1979.

Survivors include three sisters, Ruth Muckey Shuck, Baldwin, Helen DeLong, Berryton, and Edith Musick, Overbrook.

The family suggests memorials to the Church of Christ, Overbrook.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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