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Obituaries

Obituaries

Walter Crider 1940 - 2007 Lawrence

A celebration of life for Walter Crider, 67, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Salina Elks Lodge and Country Club, 1800 S. Marymount Road, Salina.Mr. Crider died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born June 26, 1940, in Tescott, the son of Wiley and Lena Percival Crider. He graduated from Salina High School in 1958. He moved from Salina to Lawrence in 2005. Mr. Crider served in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Advanced Auto Parts in Salina. He was a member and past exalted ruler of Elks Country Club No. 718 in Salina. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.He married Barbara Cullen in 1971 in Salina. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Christopher Frank and wife Amy, Sydney, Australia; two daughters, Deborah Rector and husband William R., and Stephanie Rasys and husband Eric, all of Lawrence; two sisters, Sandra Yeiser Mesa and Judy Chandler, both of Arizona; and four grandchildren, William A. and Jessica Rector, and Zachary and Tyler Rasys.The family suggests memorials to the Salina Elks Scholarship Fund or Salina Elks Improvement Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.