Gerold “Pete” Crady

00:00 AM December 21, 2017

Gerold “Pete” Crady, 81 of Lyndon died December 7, 2017 in Oak Hill Hospital in Springhill, FL


Pete was born on June 7, 1936 in Castleton, IL the son of Raymond and Dorothy (Scott) Crady. He married Mary Garren on January 8, 1954. She died on December 18, 2017. He had been employed for 30 years at General Electric in Morrison, IL. He also operated Pete’s Snowmobile and Motorcycle Shop in Lyndon for many years. He was a member of the antique car club and enjoyed working on and rebuilding old cars.


Survivors include his children: Kevin Crady of Brookville, FL, Keith (Lydia) Crady of Prophetstown and Karen (Mark) Clements of Genoa, WI; his sisters: Kathleen Garren of Dixon, Marilyn “Jean” Smith  of Rockford and Sharon Harrison of Polo; his brother John (Carol) Crady of Prophetstown; five grandchildren: Adam and Dru Crady, David Crady, Cameron and Conner Clements; and six great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his grandson Greg Crady ; brother Dwayne “Sam” Crady.


Visitation will be Thursday December 28, 2017 from 5-7 PM at the Prophetstown United Methodist Church. The funeral will follow on Friday at 11 AM at the church. Burial will conclude at the Lyndon Cemetery. Arrangements completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown.

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