Paul Crouch, 68, Topeka: Aug. 6, 1948 – May 4, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. – Paul Crouch, 68, Topeka, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017. He was born Aug. 6, 1948, in Topeka, Kan.

He was raised at Burlingame, Kan., and moved to Topeka when he was 15. Paul was drafted into the U.S. Army and served and received the Purple Heart for wounds he received in battle during the Vietnam War. He returned home to Topeka and began working at Seaboard Allied Milling. Cargill bought the mill and he continued working there until he retired in 2011. He attended Gage Park Baptist Church after originally moving to Topeka and Faith Lutheran Church in later years. He enjoyed fishing. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father, brother and grandpa.

He was married to Duranna Rannebeck on May 4, 1969.

Survivors include his wife, Duranna Crouch, of Topeka; son, Jason Crouch and wife Angela, Burlingame; daughter, Shawna Brown and husband Travis, Auburn, Kan.; brother, Donald Brown and wife, Pam, Kansas City, Kan.; sisters, Charlotte Collingham, Topeka, Carolyn Anderson (Larry), Topeka, Thelma Scroggins, Topeka, Janet Vickery, in Kentucky, and Sue Pater (Darrell), Jefferson County, Kan.; parents, Fred L. and Anna Mae Brown, Topeka; mother-in-law, Lila Jones, Topeka; grandchildren, Jonathan, Dalton, Ashlee, Michael, Ryan, Dillon and wife, Carla; his first great-granddaughter, Kaylee, who will arrive in July; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Clarence “Beans” Collingham, in 2001; and his father-in-law, Virgil Rannebeck.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 8, at Faith Lutheran Church, at SW 17th and Gage streets, Topeka. Everyone is encouraged to bring their fishing poles and gear to go fishing with the family immediately following the service at the pond at Aldersgate Village.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paul Crouch Grandchildren’s Education Fund at CoreFirst Bank. Condolences can be left at www.davidsonfuneral.com.


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