Graveside services for Charles A. Crumet, 81, Oskaloosa, will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Hardy Oak Cemetery, Jefferson County. He died October 8, 2011 at his home in Oskaloosa, KS.
He was born on August 20, 1930 in Lawrence, KS the son of Edward W. and Minnie M. Skinner Crumet.
He attended McAlister grade school and graduated from Lawrence Memorial High School. He then attended Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS.
He worked as a Pipefitter for Local Union #533 for 42 years before retiring in 1992.
Charles enjoyed building and maintaining his new home in the country. He also enjoyed summer gardening, hunting, and building street rods. He had a love of all sports, with basketball his favorite.
He married Juanita Beard on April 29, 1950 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
They have been married for 61 years.
Other survivors include two sons, Charles W. Crumet, and partner, H.R. Malinowsky, Berwyn, IL, Michael L. Crumet, and wife, Lucy, Lawrence, KS; and one sister, Ester Gulley, Lawrence, KS.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Jefferson County Humane Society or Charity of Donor’s Choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.