Medford-Rosary for Max D. Crampton, 74, will be Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and Funeral Mass will be Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Medford. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery. Viewing will be Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Max was born in Prescott, Michigan on April 10, 1941 to parents, Virgil Crampton and Edna Spitler Crampton. He had lived in St. Louis, Oklahoma where he completed 10 ½ years of school and finished his high school education at Medford. He had attended Northern Oklahoma Junior College in Tonkawa for one year and Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva for one year. He had also lived in Blackwell, Oklahoma and Caldwell, Kansas. Max had spent six years in the U. S. Army Reserves and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pond Creek. He was a butcher by trade and been employed by Wakita Foodland and Pond Creek Foodland as well as Hub Food in Medford and Mr. T’s. Max loved fishing, camping and his trips to Las Vegas. Max and Nadine Schmidt were married April 24, 1965 in Caldwell, Kansas. They had two children: Lori and Lincoln. Max and Nadine were divorced in December 1983. Then Max and Patti Reneau were married in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 31, 1995. Max and Patti were divorced March 11, 2004; however, this marriage added two step- children to Max’s family: James and Jessica.
Max is preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Edna Crampton.
Those who survive include his children, Lori Regier and husband, Gary of Topeka, Kansas and Lincoln Crampton and wife, Raline of Caldwell, Kansas; grandchildren, Bryce and Christina Regier of Olathe, Kansas, Kelsi Regier of Topeka, Kansas, A1-C Colby Regier of Goodfellow Air Force Base, San Angelo, Texas, Alayna Regier of Topeka, Kansas, Seth and Parker Butler of Winfield, Kansas, Baby Crampton to be born in August 2015 along with three other children in the home awaiting finalization for adoption; one great-granddaughter, Jenevieve Regier; two sisters, Elaine Risenhoover of Moore and Marilyn Jenkins and husband, Stan of Enid as well as two step-children, James and Jessica; many others relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church Building Fund or Medford Ambulance Service through the funeral home.
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