From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
MRS. MILLIE CRITES SEPTEMBER 1, 1967
Funeral srvices were held at Culkin Memorial Home, Chatsworth, Tuesday, Aug. 29, for Millie Crites, 70, who died at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Fairbury hospital, Fairbury. She had been admitted a few hours earlier. Mrs. Crites had been a typesetter for the Chatsworth Plaindealer for over 40 years, having begun work here April 2, 1925. She continued in this capacity, after the Plaindealer was sold to the Blade Publishing Company in January of 1967, working in the Fairbury office. Rev. LeRoy Bula officiated at services with Mrs. H.M. Trinkle, organist, accompanying Mrs. Fred Kyburz, soloist. Pallbearers were Yale Funk, Springfield; James Roberts, Fairbury; Millard Maxson, Raymond Rosenberger, K.R. Porterfield and Francis Dohman, all of Chatworth. The American Legion Auxiliary attended in a body. Mrs. Allen Gerdes, Mrs. Joe Hubly, both of Chatsworth and Mrs. Yale Funk of Springfield were in charge of the floral tributes. Burial was in Chatsworth cemetery. Mrs. Crites was born at Clarksville, Iowa, June 12, 1897, a daughter of Charles and Ella Lunty Doty. She married August Crites at Crown Point, Ind. , May 18, 1930. He preceded her in death Feburary 19, 1958. Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Ruth Zorn and Mrs. Elaine Bohen, both of Mason City, Iowa. Three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. She was a past president of the Chatsworth American Legion Auxiliary and also served as reporter for several years. She was a member of the Chatsworh Mehodist church wher at one time she taught a Sunday school class.