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Mark Douglas Kraisinger 1956 - 2020
Ellen Jolene (Brauer) Knack

PAWNEE ROCK — Mark Douglas Kraisinger, 63, passed away at his home in rural Pawnee Rock, Kan. He was born Nov. 2, 1956 in Mission, Kan. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, E. Dean Kraisinger and Beverly L. Kolb, and stepfather, H.A. “Sandy” Kolb.

He is survived by two brothers, Anthony “Tony” Kraisinger of Pawnee Rock, Kan.; Bruce Kraisinger (Kristi) of Tecumseh, Kan.; and two sisters:  Diana Yetschke, of Great Bend, Kan. and Terry Mandle (Kim) of Berryton, Kan. He is also survived by four nieces; two nephews; six great-nieces; eight great-nephews; and one great-great nephew.

Mark was a 1974 graduate of Larned High School. He loved to garden and was known for his organic produce which he sold at the area farmer’s markets. He also enjoyed trapping, hunting and helping his neighbors with their farm work.

Cremation has taken place and a private Celebration of Life will be held for family and close friends at a future date. Memorials can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

PO Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 30, 2020