Graveside services for Juanita Faye Crumet, 79, Oskaloosa, will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Hardy Oak Cemetery, Jefferson County. She died September 23, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 6, 1933 in Shawnee County (Topeka, KS) the daughter of Earl W. Beard and Mary Jane Holiday Beard. Her stepfather was Clifford Jones.
She was a graduate of Lawrence Memorial High School.
She married Charles A. Crumet on April 29, 1950 in Lawrence, KS.
She worked at JC Penney’s for 20 ½ years and then worked for the University of Kansas with her last position being with Kansas Geological Survey until she retired in March of 1997.
She belonged to a card club and the E.H.U. of Jefferson County. In her youth she loved to water ski. Later in life she enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and working in her flower beds.
Charles preceded her in death October 8, 2011. They were married for 61 years.
Survivors include two sons, Charles W. Crumet, and partner, H.R. Malinowsky, Berwyn, IL, Michael L. Crumet, and wife, Lucy, Lawrence, KS; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Beard.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Special Olympics and may be sent in care of the mortuary.