June 9, 1936 - April 4, 2010
OBERLIN -- Fred Counter, 73, died Sunday (April 4, 2010) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born June 9, 1936, in Oberlin to Fred J. Counter and Gladys Cronn. He grew up in rural Oberlin and attended O'Toole No. 35 School.
On April 13, 1980, he married Sandra Critchfield in Oberlin. He lived on a family farm southwest of Oberlin and was a farmer.
He was a member of Lund Covenant Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Gladys; and three half-siblings, Wilbur Counter, Clem Counter and Clara Riddle.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Counter of Oberlin; son, Fred Jonathan Counter of Norton; daughter, Lemilla Counter of McCook; and three grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Thursday, 3 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin with the Rev. Tom Smith officiating. Interment to follow at Oberlin Cemetery.
Visitation is Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Thursday, 8 a.m. until service time.
A memorial fund has been established to the Television Ministry of First United Methodist Church of Wichita.
For more information visit www.paulsfh.com.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.