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Dwayne Kruckenberg

May 10, 1941 — October 1, 2016

Kiowa-Memorial service for Dwayne A. Kruckenberg, 75, will be Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Kiowa, Kansas.

Dwayne was born on the family farm near Isabel, Kansas on May 10, 1941 to parents, Ted Kruckenberg and Mildred Jenkins Kruckenberg. He and Marlene Reif were married in Wichita on January 27, 1962. They had come to Kiowa and lived and farmed in this area for fifty-four years. Dwayne was a man who liked to be involved in many things such as his yard, especially caring for his squirrels for whom he mixed special food, hunting, checking cattle and the farm work, even after retirement. He was a great KU basketball fan. He was also an avid pitch player and loved to go to casinos. His children and grandchildren meant much to him and he followed their activities.

Dwayne is preceded in death by his father, Ted Kruckenberg; his mother, Mildred Buckles; his step-father, Hilbert Buckles; one sister, Marcia Jo Sporn and one brother, Gary Kruckenberg.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marlene Kruckenberg; one daughter, Cindy Summers; two sons, Casey Kruckenberg and wife, Ruth and Scott Kruckenberg and wife, Tammy; five grandchildren, Dallas Summers, Kirsti Summers, Nick Kruckenberg, Nathan Kruckenberg and Austin Kruckenberg; two great-grandchildren, Daccota Kruckenberg and Kolten Kruckenberg.

Memorials may be made to the Kiowa Library through the funeral home.

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