David E. Crase, 91, of Garden City, Kansas died on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at his home in Garden City.
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He and his twin brother Daniel Crase were born on August 7, 1927 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Ruth Jay Clark and one month later adopted by Frank E. and Mary (Russell) Crase of Garden City.
On September 25, 1949 he married Edna Rosetta Ochs in Garden City, Kansas. 63 years later on May 7, 2012 she passed away.
David was a World War II Veteran serving aboard the USS Iowa in the pacific.
Survivors are a daughter Catherine Billinger, Son David D. Crase, and two adopted daughters Susan B. Crase and Mari Flowers all of Garden City, Kansas; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his twin brother Daniel Crase on January 17, 2005.
A private family service will be held at a later date at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to St. Catherine Hospice in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.