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John David Kruckenberg 1974 - 2011
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HOISINGTON — John David Kruckenberg, 37, died Dec. 24 in Great Bend. Born Sept. 13, 1974, in Great Bend, he was the son of Homer Andrew and Joyce LaVon (Graham) Kruckenberg. On Oct. 15, 2005, he married Lyndsay Clutter at Hoisington. A resident of Hoisington since August 2011, coming from Topeka and Claflin, he was Director of Technology for USD 354 and then worked in the IT Department at Parrish Hotel in Topeka. He was passionate about computers. He loved and adored his family, especially his children.

Mr. Kruckenberg was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Hoisington.

Survivors include his wife, Lyndsay Kruckenberg, of the home; his father, Homer Andrew Kruckenberg of Great Bend; a son, Keaton Kruckenberg of the home; a daughter, Sydney Kruckenberg of the home; two sisters, Gretchen Titus-Schmidt of Prairie Village and Kaydene Truitt of Turon; and a brother, Kyle Kruckenberg of Great Bend. He was preceded in death by his mother, LaVon Kruckenberg.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend with the Rev. James A. Strasen, Pastor Don Fisher and the Rev. Aryln Thielenhaus officiating. Burial will be at the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the children’s education fund, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home*

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 28, 2011