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David L. Krayca

December 4, 1954 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 66)


David L. Krayca, age 66, of Goodland passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Goodland Regional Medical Center. 

David was born to James and Anna (Hradecky) Krayca in Sterling, Colorado on December 4, 1954.  He married Sondra Krueger on June 9, 1974 in Goodland. The couple made their home in Goodland.  Several years were spent in Hays and Russell with their return to Goodland in 1987. To this union, two children were born: Dustin and Matthew.

David worked as a Deputy Sheriff at the Sherman County Sheriff Department as a Deputy Sheriff.  Notably during his career there he delivered a baby at a local residence. He also worked in construction and in the oilfield. He enjoyed fishing, gardening,  camping, TV and spending time with his family and friends.  He attended VoTech after high school in Goodland and studied Drafting there. He enjoyed drafting architectural plans which were used for some construction in the area and he used this skill and talent drawing up accident scenes as a Deputy.  Growing up on the family farm was a fond memory he spoke of frequently.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Richard, Wayne and James; son, Matthew; sister-in-laws, Stephanie Krueger and Eileen Krayca.

He is survived by his wife, Sondra; son, Dustin of Goodland; brother, Ken (Glenda) Kraysha of Townsend, GA; sister Betty (Don) Engel of Russell, KS; granddaughter, Helaina Krayca of Sharon Springs, KS; and many more family and friends. 

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July 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bateman Funeral Home
211 East 11th Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Memorial Service
July 17, 2021

10:30 AM
Bateman Funeral Home
211 East 11th Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Inurnment at a later date


David Krayca Memorial Fund

and may be left at the services or sent in care of Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland, Kansas 67735

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