PLAINVILLE, Ill. -- Harold B. Crim Sr., 86, of 1744 N. 300th Ave., died at 9 a.m. Saturday, (Aug. 24, 2013) in his home. Harold was born Jan. 12, 1927, in Plainville, a son of William and Gertrude Fusselman Crim. He married Betty L. Germann on May 28, 1949, in Troy, Mo. She survives. Harold attended Kinderhook-area schools and was a 1945 graduate of Seymour High School in Payson. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Harold farmed in the Plainville area, worked at Electric Wheel in Quincy, and did carpentry work with his dad and his brothers Merle and Keith. He was a 62-year member of Plainville Masonic Lodge 529 A.F. & A.M., and he was a member of Plainville United Methodist Church. He was also a 40-year member of the Shiloh Cemetery Board. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and family. In addition to his wife, survivors include three children, Harold Tim (Mary Kath) Crim of Payson, David (Kathy) Crim of Plainville and Beth (Don) Bangert of Ursa; six grandchildren, Karrie (Brian) Wolf of Payson, Kristopher (Terri) Crim of Plainville, Shelly (Mat) Cramer of Camp Point, Brian (Clarissa) Bangert of Plainville, Steven (Beth) Crim of Camp Point and Jeffrey (Krista) Bangert of Payson; 14 great-grandkids, Blake, Brock and Brant Wolf, Collin, Ella and Alyssa Crim, Haley and Keagan Cramer, Kasey and Kylee Bangert, Makayla, Parker and Chelsey Crim, and Gavin Bangert; a sister, Betty Althoff McNutt of Quincy; a brother, Keith Crim of Quincy; and many loved nieces and nephews. Harold was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Sam, Joe and Merle Crim; and a sister, Rosalie Smith. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Stacy Tomich conducting. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, Plainville. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. A Masonic service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. by Payson Lodge 379 A.F. & A.M. MEMORIALS: Plainville United Methodist Church or Payson Lodge 379. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2013