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Fred Vern Crites
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1896
Bottineau
Bottineau County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1961
Havre
Hill County
Montana, USA

Liberty County Times, Chester, MT, 13-20 Apr 1961

Fred Vern Crites, well-known Gildford area farmer, died suddenly Monday evening at a Havre hospital.

Mr. Crites was born Feb. 7, 1896 at Bottineau, N.D., and came to Montana as a young man. On Sept. 3, 1918, he married Achsah Heustis of Hingham, at Shelby.

His wife survives him as well as four sons, Vern of Dillon, Donald and Harold, both of Portland, Ore., and Richard of Gildford; seven daughters, Mrs. Carlton (Cleona) Poore of Zurich, Mrs. Lloyd (Lois) Olson and Mrs. Harry (June) Youso, both of Havre, Mrs. Allen (Dorothy) Kidd of Gildford, Mrs. Gene (Dorene) Rutter of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mrs. Gordon (LaRena) Stewart of Troy, and Jeanne of Great Falls. Two sisters, Mrs. Matt (Grace) Dolezal of Felton, Calif., and Mrs. Charlie (Fay) Camilla of El Cajon, Calif., also survive. He was preceded in death by two infant sons, and infant daughter, and a brother, Hollis.

Mr. Crites was a member of the Masonic Lodge #114 AF & AM at Gildford.

Funeral services were held at the Holland and Bonine Funeral Home in Havre. Burial in Gildford cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John George Crites (1865 - 1925)
  Clara Mary Sims Crites (1874 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Achsah Ida Huestis Crites (1899 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Vern Irwin Crites (1919 - 1997)*
  Cleona Marian Crites Poore (1921 - 1984)*
  Donald Francis Crites (1922 - 1972)*
  Harold Hollis Crites (1923 - 2004)*
  Grace Marie Crites (1924 - 1924)*
  Fred Vern Crites (1925 - 1926)*
  Lois Lorraine Crites Olson (1927 - 2007)*
  Dorothy Jean Crites Kidd (1930 - 1993)*
  Dorene Valray Crites Rutter (1931 - 2010)*
  LaRena Geraldine Crites Stewart (1932 - 2013)*
  June Arlene Crites Youso (1934 - 2009)*
  Richard Melvin Crites (1937 - 2000)*
  Warren Fayet Crites (1940 - 1941)*
  Jeanne Rae Crites Johnston (1942 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fred Vern Crites (1896 - 1961)
  Grace Marie Crites Dolezal (1900 - 1968)*
  Hollis George Nelson Crites (1906 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gildford Hill County Cemetery
Gildford
Hill County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Joe Johnston
Originally Created by: cara
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35508528
Fred Vern Crites
Added by: Maureen and Ed Weatherly
 
Fred Vern Crites
Added by: Joe Johnston
 
 
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