Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Updated Obituary - Edith Lorene Crowder

Edith Lorene Crowder 
The funeral service for Mrs. Crowder will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Church of God (Holiness) in Appleton City, Missouri.

Officiating at the service will be Reverend Brent Bland and Pastor Norman Black.

Interment will be in the Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, Missouri.

The family suggests any memorial contributions be given to Hospice Compassus or the Church of God (Holiness).


Edith Lorene (Zeiler) Crowder was born December 25, 1925, near Lowry City, Missouri. Mrs. Crowder passed away peacefully at her home near Appleton City, Missouri November 27, 2016 at 90 years of age.

Edith was united in marriage to Haldor Crowder September 9, 1945 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Appleton City by Reverend G.A. Moss. The Crowders were blessed with two daughters.

Preceding Edith in death were her husband Haldor; parents John Wilbur, Jr. and Lena (Perkins) Zeiler; sisters, Dorothy M. Zeiler, Helen Reasoner and Joan Zeiler. 

Survivors include her two daughters Antionette Lee Bracher and husband Larry and Mary Ann Crowder all of Appleton City; two grandsons, Steve Bracher and wife Delores and David Bracher; a granddaughter Annisa Bracher; three great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emily and Evan Bracher; many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.