Condolence & Memory Journal

I will greatly miss this man. He and I became like brothers since we met at our fraternity in 1968. He was truly like family to my entire family as well. I cannot begin to share the numerous stories of times we have spent together but I can assure all that I remember them with a smile. He was a unique individual and all who knew him I'm sure would agree. He is now in the Pearly Gate Indian team with some of our elder fraternity brothers. He left this earth with a great backlog of bridges to repair. Especially here in the great state of Illinois! His influence will certainly live on.

Posted by Tom Bartnett - darien, IL - Friend   April 08, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about Craigs passing. We was a long tume friend of our entire family. My brother Tom and he we're friends at Rolla and i gree up( and learned how to play Indian from him. I spent many a fun night w him and his PKA buddies. We will miss him

Posted by Neil Bartnett - St louis, MO - Friend   March 24, 2019

Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With You And Craigs Children And Grandchildren At This Sad Time...If There's Anything I Can Do For You Evie....Please Call Me...Love You:

Posted by Joyce Harvey Simmons Thomas - SC - Friend   March 19, 2019

Our deepest sympathy Evie from your Ohio American Legion friends. Dave and Carole Sowards

Posted by Carole Sowards - Roseville, OH - Friend   March 19, 2019

Rest In Peace Papa Ortwerth. I only met you a couple of times when I hung out with Megan but you were always nice and humorous. We will be praying for your family and friends.

Posted by Katie Byfield - Camp Lejeune, NC - Family Friend   March 19, 2019