Howard Crissey, 81, Lincoln, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away September 3, 2018, in a Bismarck care center. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at the Bismarck Funeral Home.
Howard was born on August 30, 1937, in Morris, MN, to Earl and Sena (Hegg) Crissey. He was raised and educated in Morris and graduated from Morris High School in 1955.
Howard was united in marriage to Marge Michelson on January 23, 1967. Howard, Marge, and their two daughters made their home in Butte, ND, where Howard worked as a fuel delivery driver.
In 1980, Howard and Marge moved to Lincoln, where Howard started his own business. He owned and operated Howard’s Painting until his retirement in 2010.
Howard is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marge; daughters: Sherry (Steve) Wangler and Cynthia Gefroh; grandchildren: Sara and Nicole Gefroh, Nathan, Brandon, Maegan and Kristen Wangler; great grandchildren: Alora and Daine ; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Betty and Garry Detling; and 4 nephews.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Vera Kill; and brother-in-law, Lawrence Kill.