Lynden Winford Crapo, 81, passed away Friday evening, April 11, 2014, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
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Lynden was born Oct. 7, 1932, in Parker, Idaho, the son of Winford Whitney and Melvina Mason Crapo. He grew up in Parker, where he attended elementary school. Lynden graduated from South Fremont High School in 1950. He attended Idaho State College in Pocatello, Idaho, receiving a certificate in diesel mechanics in 1953.
He married Nancy Jean Solomon-Lyons on June 11, 1954, in Parker, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on June 15, 1955. Lynden and Nancy made their home in Parker, where they raised their family and Lynden served as the postmaster for over 35 years.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a high priest in the Parker 1st Ward. His hobbies included camping with his family, collecting and shooting guns, motorcycles, and rock collecting.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Jeff Lynden (Shaunaleen) Crapo, of Hyrum, Utah; Audrey (Tim) Whitworth, of Sugar City, Idaho; Kitty (Wyand) Hart, of Woods Cross, Utah and Max David (Candice) Crapo, of Ruskin, Fla.; siblings, Tom (Reta) Crapo, of Ammon, Idaho; Joellyn (Eugene) Manning, of Salem, Utah; Karel (Bill) Bassett, of Spangle, Wash.; Diana (Bruce) Call, of Dumfries Va,; Cary Lynn Crapo, of Parker, Idaho; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Parker LDS Church with Bishop Christopher Stephens officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m., and at the Parker Church one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bidwellfuneralhome.com.
Published in Rexburg Standard Journal on Apr. 15, 2014
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