Glen Criss Crumpacker, 79, of McCune, Kan., passed away at 11 p.m., Sunday, January, 1, 2012 at Freeman Heart Center in Joplin, Mo.
He was born June 29, 1932, the son of David and Lena (Stroup) Crumpacker. He attended school at Crawford Community High School in Cherokee, Kan., and won many medals in track.
He married Doris Davidson on Sept. 7, 1958. Together they raised a family of 8 on a rural dairy farm located near McCune, Kan. Glen and Doris celebrated 53 years of marriage.
Glen was a deacon at Osage Church of the Brethren, where he was a lifelong member. Glen enjoyed watching old western movies, attending children/grandchildren athletic events and Sunday dinners with his family.
He is proceeded in death by his parents and brothers, Marvin Dean Crumpacker and Estel Crumpacker.
Glen is survived by his children, Bambi and John Holderread, Cindy and Jerry Alexander, Mark and Nancy Crumpacker, Ed and Shawna Crumpacker, Carl (Jody) and Jane Crumpacker, Frank and Sheila Crumpacker, Sandra and Mike Martinie, Linda and Kurt Grotheer. Grandchildren, Crista and Lester Wagner, Jason and Bethany Holderread, Jamie Alexander and fiancÚ Brandon Bennett, Katie Holderread, Jerod Alexander, Andrew Crumpacker, Kayla Crumpacker, Samantha Rakestraw, Cody Crumpacker, Noah Monsour, Mady Monsour, Adam Martinie, Elizabeth Crumpacker, Eian Monsour, Shi Ann Crumpacker, Alaina Crumpacker, Isabella Crumpacker, Mathew Martinie, Benjamin Crumpacker, Lydia Grotheer and Gunner Crumpacker. Great-Granchildren, Jacob, KyLee and Clayton Wagner. One sister Wilma Toepfer of Kansas City and twin brother Lynn Crumpacker of Girard.
A service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2012, at the Osage Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Kenneth Davidson and Pastor Harold Groth, co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Osage Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Brenner Mortuary. Friends may call the funeral home after 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, to sign the register book. The family suggests memorials to the Osage Church of the Brethren Youth and/or Heifer Project International. These may be left at or mailed to Brenner Mortuary, 114 East 4th Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may also leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com . Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, KS.