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“When Seth was younger he was a funloving kid who hung out with my son at my house where they played music. He called me Mom sometimes just to see...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Tonya Clemens - Oskaloosa, IA

“Seth was like a brother to me. My mom sister and i miss him and Jeff. i love you Seth. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: shaelyn - IA - friend

“Thoughts are with the family as they deal with the loss of Seth. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ryan Stewart - Cincinnati, IA

“Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you as only He can. In His love, Jean Beeler ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jean Beeler

“This family has been through so much, my thoughts are with them all. While there may never be any answers, keep the good times with Seth alive in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Tammy Laehn - Reasnor, IA

“Seth and I talked every time we seen each other. I just seen him about a week ago and he called me pickle. Dont know why but he started calling me...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Krisha Higbee - Centerville, IA

“i can always remember seth being so up beat and alway loved to make people laugh ...... he called me one time after i found outthat i needed a heart...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Caraccio - Centerville, IA

“May your heart find peace at this uncertain time. Prayers coming your way. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Dottie Cupp - Marceline, MO

“Seth was such an amazing guy i really wish he saw what we all saw. I will never forget him he always made everything better. I hope your truley happy...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: salenea phelps - state center, IA

“I am sorry for the loss you are going through. Seth was a really good guy he deserved so much more than being taking so soon. I will always cherish...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Shaynelle lee - Lost nation , IA

“My freshman and sophmore year in high school I would walk up from the cafeteria, and I could hear faint music off in the distance of the hallways....Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Zach Van Dorn - Ames, IA - Friend


Seth J. Nelson Craver, age 21 of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

He was born on October 4, 1991 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Jeff and Barb (Kellison) Craver. Seth was raised in Centerville and graduated from the Appanoose County High School in 2010. During his teen years Seth worked for Flywheel in Centerville. He also spent time bartending at the Silver Spur in Centerville. Following his graduation from high school, Seth became employed with Lear Construction. He traveled throughout the Midwest with Lear Construction working with Fiber optics.

Seth had a passion for music, especially the times he spent playing his guitar. He loved spending time with his blue heeler dog Lane. Lane went everywhere with Seth. Most importantly, he loved spending time with family and hanging out with friends. Seth loved making people laugh, including magic tricks that he would show others.

He is survived by his mother, Barb (Dwayne) Andrews of Unionville, Missouri; a sister, Tabatha (Ryan) Unruh of Unionville, Missouri; a brother, Jim (Becca) Craver of Unionville, Missouri; two step-brothers, Jesse Andrews and Shelton Andrews of Unionville, Missouri; his grandfather Don Craver of Moravia, Iowa; grandparents Dean Kellison of Unionville, Missouri and Linda Dunlap of Unionville, Missouri; four nieces and nephews, Owen Craver, Zayda Leach, Ezmae Unruh, and Ryder Unruh all of Unionville, Missouri; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his son Keahlin Craver; his father Jeff Craver; a grandmother Linda Craver; a step-grandfather Dennis Dunlap; his maternal great- grandparents Ira and Ferne Kellison; and a niece, Sierra Andrews.

According to family wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Per Seth's request, there will be no viewing. A memorial service in Seth's honor will take place at a later date. A memorial has been established to the Seth Craver Memorial Fund and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com. Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville has been entrusted with his care.