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Marion Krentzel

June 28, 1939 — December 30, 2023

McPherson, KS

Marion Charles Krentzel, 84, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at McPherson Hospital with family by his side.


Marion was born on June 28, 1939, in Great Bend, KS, the son of Charley George and Ellen Marie (Eggers) Krentzel.  He graduated from Hudson High School in 1958.  On May 28, 1958, Marion was united in marriage to Barbara Sue Klein in Hudson, KS.  This union was blessed with the birth of two daughters, Deborah and Deirdra.


Marion was an oil field worker for Halliburton in McPherson, Great Bend, and Pratt. He retired after over 30 years of service as an equipment operator, tool operator, and cementer.


Survivors include: his loving wife of 65 years, Barbara of the home; two daughters, Deborah (Rodney) Gerhardt and Deirdra “DeeDee” (Kevin) Nelson, all of McPherson, KS: a brother, Jimmy (Shari) Krentzel of Gardner, KS; five grandchildren, Tiffany (Jeff) Parker, Tiara (Brandon) Boyd, Levi (Courtney) Gerhardt, Dallas Nelson, and Darcie Nelson; five great-grandchildren, Layla Parker, Mason Gerhardt, Tinley Boyd, Avery Gerhardt, and Maren Boyd; and many extended family members and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Fred Krentzel.


The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, January 5, 2024, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Smith officiating.  The family will greet friends from 2:00 PM until service time at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery. 


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Memorial donations may be payable to Stockham Family Funeral Home in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.


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