Joe Crader

Saturday, September 7, 2002

Joe F. Crader, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born March 12, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Wilson J. and Ella Amanda Fischer Crader. He and Edna M. Noel were married Sept. 24, 1966, in Jackson, Mo.

Crader was an autobody painter 37 years at Harris Truck, and then worked in the detail department at Coad Chevrolet. He attended The Salvation Army Church.

Survivors include his wife; two stepsons, Gary Brown of Cape Girardeau, Brad Brown of Maplewood, Mo.; two daughters, Linda Crader of Cape Girardeau, Vicki Phelps; a stepdaughter, Brenda Brown of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Margie Joyce of Jackson, Stella Nothdurft of Whitewater, Mo.; three grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and three sisters.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Major Joyce Gauthier officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.