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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