Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Friendship, with the Rev. James P. McNamee officiating. Interment will be in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery in Friendship.
Visitation will be at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass. The Knights of Columbus will pray a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and a prayer service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, both at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Knights of Columbus for seminarians to become priests.
Condolences may be offered online at www.roseberrys.com.
Mr. Craig was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Emerson David and Mary (Trzcinski) Craig. He attended P.J. Jacobs High School and went to the Whitewater State College to earn a bachelor of science degree.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War, and working in various jobs.
His teaching career began in Port Wing, Wis., then at the Adams-Friendship High School for 28 years, where he taught business education and was adviser for the yearbook.
He was married to Helen Schenk on Dec. 16, 1972, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
He was a member of the Diocese Lay Ministry class and completed the Leader of Prayer program.
Survivors include his wife; one sister, Lois Craig, San Diego, Calif.; one brother, Raymond, Chicago, Ill.; four stepchildren, Jean Zieher, Roger Schenk and Marjorie Wettstein, all of Wisconsin Rapids, and Carol O’Connor, Albuquerque, N.M.; three stepgrandchildren; and seven great-stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Howard Craig.