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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Billy Kraner
  Billy A. Kraner, 66, Rockford, died at 4:50 a.m. Feb. 26, 2013, at Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center, where he was a patient.
He was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Wren to Gerald and Verna E. Thompson Kraner, who are deceased.
Surviving are six brothers, Keith (Mary) Kraner, Marietta, Thomas (Barbara) Kraner, Vinton, Don (Kim) Kraner, Rockford, Homer (Joy) Kraner, Rockford, Max (Barbara) Kraner, Van Wert, and Ronnie Kraner, Florida, and two sisters, Marilyn Clifton, Ohio City, and Norma (Tim) Krueckeberg, Decatur, Ind.
Also deceased are three brothers, Jack Kraner, Richard Kraner and Frank Staude; one brother-in-law, Harold Clifton; and one sister, Betty (De Lloyd) Swoveland.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Steve Waterman officiating. Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery, Bryant, Ind.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Community Health Professionals, Celina, or Van Wert In-Patient Hospice.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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