Donald D. Krenzel

April 18, 1929 ~ July 20, 2018 (age 89)

Donald D. Krenzel, age 89, of Leoti, KS, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at HaysMed.

Donald was born on April 18, 1929 in rural Wichita County, KS to Otto F. and Ellen (Rosebrook) Krenzel. He was a lifetime resident of Wichita County, Kansas where he was a farmer and rancher. On August 7, 1949 he married Ramona Ruth Reifschneider in Leoti, KS. Together they shared 69 years before her passing on May 10, 2018. Donald was considered a “jack of all trades”, he could design, build and fix anything that he needed to especially around the farm. Donald served his community well as Road Supervisor for Wichita County for several years. He enjoyed tending to his land and livestock and he especially enjoyed a good phone chat with family and friends.

Survivors include two sons; Steven Krenzel and his wife Rosa of Leoti, Troy Krenzel and his wife Robin Zvolanek-Krenzel of Rogers, AR; two daughters, Sheri Goodrow and her husband Kenneth of Albuquerque, NM, Kathy Mullen and her husband Kevin of Leoti; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Joy Lee Civetti.

Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made in Donald’s memory to Wichita County Junior-Senior High School Music Department, 800 W. Broadway, Leoti, KS 67861.

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 Arrangements are by Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601.

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