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Judith and Gary Craypo

Judith and Gary Craypo

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Judith “Judy” Mae (Nikrant) Craypo

Judith “Judy” Mae (Nikrant) Craypo of Georgetown, Tx, departed this life in her home on Sunday, September 4, 2022.  She had attained the age of 79 years.

Judith was born on May 30, 1943 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Michael and Helen (Bour) Nikrant.  She was united in marriage to Gary Ray on March 10, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada and he preceded her in death on April 29, 2022.

Judith worked at Ramsey County Community Human Services in Ramsey County, MN until she retired after 33 years of service.

She enjoyed crafting, making dolls, dancing, traveling, and visiting family and friends.  She was involved in her community and putting together many neighborhood get togethers.

Left to mourn her passing is her daughter, Andria (Andi) Cody of Baldwin, WI, Sheila Lowther (Emmet) of OR, grandson, Tylor (Ty) Cody and fiancé Alyssa of Austin, TX, granddaughter, Caitlyn Cody of Nashville, TN, twin sister, Joyce Prange of Ashley, IL, brother, James (Jim) Nikrant (Barb) of Cedar Rapids, IA, cousins, nieces, nephew, and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandparents, sisters, Marilyn and Maxine, brother, Eugene and three nephews, Eugene, Paul and Tony.

A celebration of life will be held for both Judith and Gary on November 5, 2022 (Gary’s 80th birthday) at 11:00 a.m. at Ramsey Funeral Home 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown, TX 78633.  There will be a small gathering with food afterwards at the Craypo’s home, hosted by Andi, Tylor, Alyssa and Caitlyn.

Should friends and family desire memorials, they can be made to Shriners Hospital and will be accepted by Ramsey Funeral Home, or you can mail them to Andi Cody 2067 117th Avenue, Baldwin WI 54002.

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Gary Ray Craypo

Gary Ray Craypo of Georgetown, TX, departed this life at St. David’s Hospital on Friday, April 29, 2022.  He had attained the age of 79 years.

Gary was born on November 5, 1942 in Arcadia, CA, the son of William Ray Craypo and Nina Mae (Zimmerman) Craypo.  He was united in marriage to Judith Mae on March 10, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada and he preceded her in death on April 29, 2022.

Gary worked at CarX for many years until he bought and started his own business.  He worked and ran The Muffler Dr until he retired and sold the business to a family friend.

Gary enjoyed golfing, going to the community dances, watching his favorite sports teams, reading, traveling, and visiting with family and friends.

Left top mourn his passing was his wife Judith Mae, his daughters, Andria (Andi) Cody of Baldwin, WI, Sheila Lowther (Emmet) of OR, his grandson, Tylor (Ty) Cody and fiancé Alyssa of Austin, TX, granddaughters, Caitlyn Cody of Nashville, TN, Stephanie, Alicia, Nicole of OR, nieces, nephew, and other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, sisters, Marlene Swan (Donald), Carolyn Field, Janice Madsen (Jens).


Editor’s note: An error was made in the November 2, 2022 version of The Nashville News. The obituary for Judith Craypo was placed under Gary Craypo’s name and Gary Craypo’s obituary was placed under Judith Craypo’s name. The Nashville News apologizes for the mistake. The corrected obituaries will be printed in the November 9 edition.

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