Frank M. "Mike" Crapser, 69, of Ottumwa, died Oct. 20, 2009, at Hospice House in Ottumwa. He was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Buena Vista County to Frank V. and Lois Nelson Crapser.
Mike married Nancy Bishop on Dec. 21, 1986. A graduate of Aurelia High School, he was employed as an over-the-road trucker, retiring in 2006 from R. H. Hammer. Mike was an avid NASCAR fan.
Surviving him are his wife, Nancy; three sons, Bruce (Kathy) Crapser, of Leon; Brian Crapser and Brant (Kendra) Crapser, all of Ft. Dodge; a daughter, Kathy Crapser (Dennis) of Cylinder; a daughter/granddaughter, Alicia Munger at home; two stepsons, Carlus (Maria) Allman of Ottumwa and Matt Skinner of Mesa, Ariz.; a stepdaughter, Tracy McDowell of Hitchcock, Texas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; a sister, Judy (Gary) Molgaard of Alta; and a brother, David Crapser of Jordan, Minn.
Mike was proceeded in death by his parents. His body has been cremated and memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the family. Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa is in charge of arrangements.