Richard Kriner Sr.

Nov. 11, 2015

Richard Kriner Sr., (BS CIV EGR '55) of Glenn, Mich., died Nov. 7 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, Mich. He was 84. 

He was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Battle Creek, Mich., to Donald and Evangeline (Kemmerling) Kriner. 

He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University in 1955. He spent many years working for Lehigh Hanson, part of the Heidelberg Cement Group. 

He is survived by his sons, Richard (Marlene) Kriner Jr. of Danielsville, Penn., and Steven (Sherri Cornetti) Kriner of Billings, Mo.; grandchildren, Melissa Kriner, Jason (Jessica) Smith, Emma and Collin Kriner; and great-grandchild, Cyrus Smith.

Cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at

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