Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur.
Mrs. Crippen was a homemaker.
She was born March 11, 1906, at Mount Pulaski to
George Otto and Sarah Geyer Weckel. She married
Arthur Pierce Crippen in Decatur on Dec. 4, 1995, and he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter,
Dorothy Barnett; four brothers; and three sisters.
She is survived by three granddaughters, Barbara
"Bobbe" (and Robert) Long of Hammond, Lynnette (and
Joe) Connelly of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and Lynda Millard
of Centerville, Iowa; several great-grandchildren;
several great-great-grandchildren; four nieces,
Rosetta Webb of Springfield, Emma Cundiff of
Springfield, Berle (and Robert) Mudget of Hart,
Mich., and Alice Davis of Mount Pulaski; and three
great-nieces, Kris Webb of Springfield, Susan (and
David) Kmiec of Palatine and Kathy (and Mike) Toohey
of Mount Pulaski.
She was a member of the First United Methodist
Church of Mount Pulaski, the Ruth Circle of the
church and sang in the church choir.
Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski First
United Methodist Church or Vonderlieth Living
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