OBITUARY

David Craps

October 7, 1949May 5, 2019
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David F. Craps, age 69, of Bartonville, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 4:46 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born Oct. 7, 1949 in Peoria to Elmer and Carol (Gvoich) Craps. He married Diane Baumgardner on Oct. 7, 1969 in Peoria. She survives along with one son, Jason (Jane) Craps of Hanna City, one daughter, Carrie (Todd) Collins of Lake Zurich, IL, two grandchildren: Max and Mallory Collins of Lake Zurich, four step-grandchildren: Zachary, Michael, Kathleen and Caroline Kiesewetter of Peoria, one brother, Tim (Jan) Craps of Peoria, and one sister, Sallie Sutthiwan of Washington, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Steven Craps. David worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 35 years retiring in 2002. He was a member of the Army National Guard and the Peoria Elks Lodge 20. David was an avid fisherman, a perfect practice golfer, and loved the outdoors. Visitation will be Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Funeral services will be Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in West Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hooked on Fishing Park at 1807 N. Main St. East Peoria, IL. 61611. You may view David’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com

  • FAMILY

  • Elmer Craps, Father
  • Carol (Gvoich) Craps, Mother
  • Diane (Baumgardner) Craps, Wife
  • Jason (Jane) Craps, Son
  • Carrie (Todd) Collins, Daughter
  • Max and Mallory Collins, Grandchildren
  • Zachary, Michael, Kathleen and Caroline Kiesewetter, Step-Granchildren
  • Tim (Jan) Craps, Brother
  • Sallie Sutthiwan, Sister
  • ~David was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Steven Craps

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Burial Friday, May 10, 2019

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Mike Bima

May 9, 2019

Sorry to hear of your loss . I enjoyed working with Dave at Caterpillar for many years.
I enjoyed even more golfing with Dave and sharing sports and outdoors stories ⛳️
We have lost a good man... you are in my prayers 🙏

Wayne and Janet Holloway

May 8, 2019

Diane and family, We are so sorry. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Wayne and Janet Holloway

Penny Moyer

May 6, 2019

Diane and Jason, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. You and David were always so kind and welcoming to me and my family. He will be greatly missed. Peace and prayers to you and your family.

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