Wayne Kragh age 89 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Wabasso, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Seasons Hospice in Redwood Falls surrounded by his family. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 20 at the First Presbyterian Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Burial is in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Wayne Kragh was born April 21, 1927 in Wabasso, Minnesota to William and Minnie (Nelson) Kragh. He was baptized at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Wabasso. Wayne graduated from Wabasso High School in 1945. On June 8, 1952 he was united in marriage to Helen Dagner. Wayne farmed north of Wabasso for 40 years and then moved to Redwood Falls. He enjoyed wintering in the south and played senior softball in Arizona. Wayne was a member of the Elevator Board, Lions Club, Redwood Valley Riders, and a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Redwood Falls. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, horses, and softball. Wayne loved his grandchildren, attending all their activities, and spending time with his family and friends.
Wayne is survived by his children: Rodney Kragh of Clark, CO, Randy (Denise) Kragh of St. Cloud, and Carla (Curt) Trost of Wabasso; grandchildren: Amber (Del) Olivas, Lauren Kragh, Morgan Kragh, Scott (Amber) Kragh, Travis Kragh, Kayla (Steve) Carlson, Tiffany (Trevor) Kukowski, and Tara (Justin) Morin; great grandchildren: Andrew, Elizabeth, and Lillian Morin, Ian Kragh, and Joe Kukowski; special niece Marlys Emerson of St. James; special friend Betty Miller of Redwood Falls; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Minnie, wife Helen, and sister Lillian Schweim.