Funeral services for Edna E. Crider, 97, of Clinton, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 at the Evangelical Free Church. Pallbearers were Tom Holt, Joel Collins, Jeff Collins, Tim Thompson, Don Thiessen, and Jaim Lawson. Burial was in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Crider died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at her home.
Edna Thompson was born on July 8, 1915, in Burtrum, Minn., the daughter of Martin and Gena (Erickson) Thompson. She married Harold Dietrich on Dec. 21, 1935, in Burtrum. He died April 19, 1956. She later married Alfred Crider on Sept. 3, 1968, in Nashua. He died Jan. 25, 1997.
Mrs. Crider was a zipper setter at the Clinton Garment Factory for 27 years.
She was a member of the Evangelical Free Church. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, bowling, adoring her cats, and spending time with her family.
Memorials can be made to the Evangelical Free Church.
Survivors include daughters, Shirley Holt and Janice (Jack) Collins, all of Clinton; grandchildren, Jeff Collins, Jody (Don) Theissen, Julie (Dave Young) Becker, Joel Collins, Debbie Gale, Lori Lawson, Brenda (Tim) Thompson, and Thomas Holt; stepchildren, Richard Crider, Jim Burgess, Patsy Johanson, Allen (Mary) Crider, and Diana (Carey) Anderson; numerous step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a brother-in-law: Robert (Jeanne) Crider, Clinton.
In addition to her parents and both husbands, she was preceded in death by a stepson, Gary Crider; a son-in-law, Richard Holt; two sisters; a brother; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com