Daryl R. Kratochvil, 79

Posted May 25, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Daryl R. Kratochvil, formerly of Hawarden, and of Tucson, AZ, died May 10, 2016, in Tucson. A memorial service was held May 14 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Tucson with Rev. Dr. Frank G. Ciampa officiating.

Daryl was born March 10, 1937, to Ben and Catherine Kratochvil in Hawarden, SD.

Daryl and his wife, Hilda, were married for 53 years and have a son, Lyle. Daryl devoted 30-plus years to his job at IBP in Nebraska. He had a big heart and a contagious smile.

Survivors include his wife, Hilda; a son and his wife, Lyle and Diane Kratochvil of Tucson; three grandchildren, Amanda, Kaitlyn, and Matthew; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Alexis; four sisters, LuAnn Rummelhart of Aurora, CO, LaVonne Hook of

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