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Linn County News

Published Jan. 23, 2019

 

Lewis D. Croan, age 87, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Overland Park, Kan. He was born on Sept. 22, 1931, at Mound City, the son of Howard and Minnie Hollis Croan.

He graduated from Mound City High School in the Class of 1949. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. 

He married Emma Price on Feb. 6, 1955, at the Wall Street Christian Church. 

Lewis was a member of the Teamsters Union and worked as a mechanic for Yellow Freight Systems for 30 years. 

He was a member of the Mound City Federated Church, Masonic Lodge and the American Legion Hewitt New Post No. 248. He enjoying fishing and going to the casino. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Dorothy Waldmer; and a grandson, Matthew Croan. 

Lewis is survived by his wife Emma; two sons, Dean Croan and Rhonda, and Brent Croan and Pam; a daughter, Lisa Hammons and Chris; a sister, Barbara Furse; five grandchildren, Ian, Isaac, Derick, Austin and Amy; and five great grandchildren, Madison, Eli, Karleigh, Allen and Cael.

Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial was in the Curry Cemetery. 

Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

 

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