TIMKEN — Robert L. Kraisinger, 79, died April 13, 2015, at Caney Nursing Center in Caney. Born March 24, 1936, in Timken, he was the son of Robert S. and Helen M. (Koci) Kraisinger. He was a 1953 graduate of Bison High School. On April 23, 1958, he married Angelina M. Krmela at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Olmitz. She preceded him in death on May 18, 2002. A lifelong resident of Rush County, he was a farmer and truck driver before his retirement.
Mr. Kraisinger was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Timken, the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Great Bend, and American Legion Post 173 in Hays.
Survivors include one son, Richard D. (Norma) Kraisinger, of Otis; one daughter, Rhonda L. Brown of La Crosse; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and three brothers, Kevin Kraisinger, Jim Kraisinger and Gary Kraisinger.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 27, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Timken, with Father Matthew Kumi officiating. Inurnment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Timken. Memorials are suggested to Masses or Locust Grove Village in La Crosse. Condolences or remembrances may be left for the family at www.charterfunerals.com/locations/janousek-lacrosse.php.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Janousek Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 550
La Crosse, KS 67548
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 24, 2015