LIMA — Urbanus Crites, of Lima, will celebrate his 90th birthday May 28, 2014.
He was born May 28, 1924, in Cridersville, to Zeldon and Lilly Crites. On July 29, 1943, he married Ora Lee Crites, and she died March 26, 2003.
He has five children, David (Becky) Crites, of Gatlinburg, TN, Warren (Joann) Crites, Barry (Linda) Crites and Mike (Deb) Crites, all of Elida and Mark Crites, of Lima.
Crites worked in the concrete business for more than 50 years. He is an Army veteran of WWII, where he served in Guam and the Philippines.
He is a member of Pilgrim Holiness Church, in Lima.