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Donald Francis Crites
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1922
Hill County
Montana, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1972
Clark County
Washington, USA

Don was the third of 14 children born to Fred and Achsah Crites. The Fairmount Memorial Park records has his middle initial as an A in error. His casket is in a crypt in the Sunset Mausoleum located in Fairmount Memorial Park. Mildred's casket is in the crypt next to Don's.

Obituary from a Montana Newspaper

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 4, in Sunset Chapel in Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane for
former Gildford resident, DonaId Francis Crites, who died Oct. 31 in Vancouver after a lengthy illness.

Survivors (one was listed in error in yesterday's news ac­count) include: his wife, Mil­dred, Vancouver; mother, Mrs. Achsah Crites, Gildford; one daughter, Mrs. Al (Carol) Dav­idson, Moses Lake, Wa; step­sons Darwin Brown, Seattle, Wa. and James Brown, Portland, Ore.; eight grandchildren; bro­thers Vern of Clarks Fork,Ida­ho, Harold of Portland, Ore. and Richard of Havre; sisters Mrs. Carl (Cleona) Poore of Zurich, Mrs. Gordon (LaRena) Stewart of Poplar, Mrs. Gene (Dorene) Rutter of Port Orchard, Wash., Mrs. Joe (Jeanne) Johnston of Vaughn, Mrs. Lloyd (Lois) 0lson and Mrs. Harry (June)Youso of Havre, and Mrs. Allan (Dor­othy) Kidd of Gildford.
His father, the late Fred Crites, and two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
Family links: 
  Fred Vern Crites (1896 - 1961)
  Achsah Ida Huestis Crites (1899 - 1982)
  Mildred C Pangburn Crites (1914 - 1993)*
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairmount Memorial Park
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Plot: buried in a crypt in the Sunset Mausoleum in Fairmount Memorial Park
Created by: Joe Johnston
Record added: Feb 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65641455
Donald Francis Crites
Added by: Jack Cady
Donald Francis Crites
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Don was a dear childhood friend. He and his family were the first to welcome my Mom and me to Spokane. His daughter Carol, his wife, at the time Ione, and my Mom and I, spent hours at the bowling ally and playing games at their home. I just found this ...(Read more)
- Dan Perry
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014

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