Larry Kralicek, 65, of O'Neill, formerly of Yankton, SD, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 after a two year battle with cancer at CHI Health in Plainview.

Visitation was held Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.

Memorial services were held Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the funeral home in Yankton. Rev. Dani Jo Bierwagen officiated. The service was live streamed at

Burial was in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Yankton.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Larry was born Oct. 1, 1956 in Yankton to Ernest and Iola (Hevle) Kralicek. He grew up in Yankton where he attended school. He then worked as a farmhand for a few years for several area farmers.  

In 1983, Larry married Angela Black and together had two children Ashly and Casey.  

Larry worked for Wilson Trailer in Yankton for over 25 years ending his career as a Quality Control Assembler.  

Larry always enjoyed farming and would continue to help with the harvest each and every year.  

He moved to O’Neill and married Susan Curran on Oct. 21, 2017.  

Larry worked at Elkhorn River Farms in O’Neill for a few years and really enjoyed his time working there.  

Larry was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed all types of hunting including pheasant, deer, elk, rifle or bow hunting. Larry always looked forward to the hunting and fishing trips to Wyoming and Gregory, SD.  

He was so proud of his grandchildren and treasured his family.

Larry is survived by his wife Susan Kralicek of O’Neill; two children Ashly (Jed) Burbach of Norfolk and Casey (Kari) Kralicek of Yankton, SD; one stepson William Meyer of O’Neill; three grandchildren Brooke and Braxton Burbach and Hunter Kralicek; four brothers and sisters Dennis (Roxie) Kralicek of Yankton, SD, Lorrie Merkwan of Sioux Falls, SD, Angie (Ken) Buckley of Fresno, CA and Anthony (Kimberly) Becvar of Sammamish, WA; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother-in-law Dennis Merkwan.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wintzrayfu     


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