October 22, 1917 - May 16, 2017
Dorothy Jane (Coon) Criss of Eureka, died on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Greenwood County Hospital in Eureka, at the age of 99. She was born in rural Hamilton, on October 22, 1917, the daughter of Earl and Emma (Sallyards) Coon. She was raised in the Hamilton and Eureka area and attended local schools, graduating from Eureka High School with the Class of 1936. Following graduation, Dorothy worked for Moore Abstract Co, and South Western Gas & Farm Security Co., in Eureka. On May 13, 1939, Dorothy was united in marriage to Kenneth Otis Criss in Eureka. In 1940, they moved to California where she owned a bakery for many years. She was also the manager of the S & H Green Stamps for several years, retiring in the late 1970’s. Kenneth preceded her in death on January 19, 1999. Following his death, Dorothy then returned home to Eureka. Dorothy was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church of Victorville, California. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth; three brothers; and one sister. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Greenwood Cemetery in Eureka with Mr. Jayme A. Koup officiating. Visitation hours are set from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Thursday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to the Greenwood County Hospital or to Vintage Park. Contributions may be sent in care of Koup Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 595, Eureka, KS 67045, which is overseeing service arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family online, at koupfunerals.com.
Dorothy Jane (Coon) Criss of Eureka, died on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Greenwood County Hospital in Eureka, at the age of 99. She was born in rural Hamilton, on October 22, 1917, the daughter of Earl and Emma (Sallyards) Coon. She was raised... View Obituary & Service Information
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