A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie, with the Rev. Richard Walz officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Stein Chapel in Long Prairie and also one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Monday.
Elaine was born July 13, 1933 in Long Prairie to Theodore and Mildred (Barthel) Loken. On Feb. 25, 1952, she was united in marriage to Merwin “Muggs” Crider.
Survivors include her son and daughters, Bruce (Sheri) of Long Prairie, Nancy (Craig) Williams of Long Prairie and Jacqueline Duckson of Melbourne, Ariz.; brother, Alan (Mary) Loken of Long Prairie; and grandchildren.