Bryan Kralicek, age 42, of Yankton, South Dakota, died unexpectedly from an aortic aneurysm on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM on Monday, October 22, 2018, at Calvary Baptist Church in Yankton with Reverend Ben Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation is from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a prayer service at 6:30 PM.
Pallbearers are Frank Kralicek Jr., Casey Kralicek, Joshua Mueller, Joseph Veen and Dave Vlagg.
Bryan Kralicek was born May 25, 1976 in Yankton, South Dakota to Dennis and Roxie (Veen) Kralicek. He grew up in Yankton and graduated from Yankton High School in 1995. While in high school, Bryan started working for Topkote Inc. asphalting roads in and around Yankton. He married Michelle Makings on August 26, 1995 in Yankton and they continued to live in Yankton. Bryan continued to work for Topkote for a many years, but then started having some health problems. He started working for Stream Global Services in Vermillion until their closing in 2012.
Bryan was a loving, helpful and compassionate man. He enjoyed spending time with his blind rescue dog, Goldy. He enjoyed hunting and fishing when he was younger and could fix just about anything. He loved his family most of all and loved taking care of them.
Survivors include his wife, Michelle Kralicek of Yankton; son, Quinn Kralicek of Yankton; parents, Dennis and Roxie Kralicek of Yankton; grandmother, Iola Becvar of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; brother, Jason (Rachel) Kralicek of Yankton; sister, Tracey (Cody) Osborne of Mesa, Arizona; father and mother-in law, Terry and Mary Makings of Yankton; brother-in-law, Steve Makings of Yankton; two sisters-in-law, Melissa Makings of Yankton and Melinda Makings of Bloomfield, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
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Praying that God comfort and support all of Bryan's family and friends with the consoling peace described at Philippians 4:7, "And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds." May this peace bring back wonderful memories of Bryan to help comfort and warm your hearts.
My Sincere condolences,
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family You are in our prayers
Phyllis and Kenneth Meier
My sympathies to all of you...Thoughts and prayers...
I was startled to hear of Bryan's death and want you to know that my prayers will be with you all in the days, months and years to come.
Pastor Rod Veldhuizen
Our family was saddened to read about the passing of Bryan. No doubt he leaves behind many fond memories that can brighten your day when you are thinking of him. As we look forward to the time when we are reunited again with our loved ones, think about what you would like to say and how big the hugs will be. My family is encouraged reading about this hope at jw dot org (hope). May the God of comfort bless and guide your whole family during this difficult time and in the days to come.
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