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Lawrence G Crumrine

September 11, 1933 — May 15, 2023

Lawrence G. Crumrine, 89, of St. Paul, Nebraska died on May 15, 2023, at the Howard County Medical Center. A memorial service will be 10:00 AM on Saturday May 20, 2023, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island, with Rev. Cat Love officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Lawrence was born on September 11, 1933, in Greeley, Nebraska, the son of George and Catherine (Crouch) Crumrine. He received his education at Shelton High School.

He was united in marriage to Lois A. Kamper on February 27, 1953, in Grand Island, NE. The couple made their home in Grand Island. Lawrence had a 30-year career at Hornady’s before he founded Bullet Weights in 1970, where he continued to be self-employed until his retirement. The couple moved to Lake of the Woods in St. Paul, NE in 1985 where they remained.

Lawrence was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, the Eagles, National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited, and Pheasants Forever. He especially enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include: son, Douglas (Cindy) Crumrine of Cairo, NE; grandchildren: Joseph (Bea) Crumrine; Jill (Jason) Crumrine-Vasquez, Courteney (Neil) Wardyn all of Grand Island, and Tyler (Timbre) Crumrine of Burwell, NE; 16 great grandchildren; sisters: Clara Jo Lewis of Sandy Point, ID and Ann Crumrine of Ogallala, NE, sisters-in-law: Evelyn James of Grand Island and Robyn Kamper of Genevea, NE; and many nieces and nephews.

Lawrence was preceded in death by parents; wife, Lois Crumrine; son, Steven Crumrine; and an infant great grandchild.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Travis Hageman, Brookfield Park Staff, Howard County Medical Center Staff and Doctors, as well as Kathy Jordan for all of their support and care.

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Saturday, May 20, 2023

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1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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