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Ronald Wayne Kruske

Jun 2, 2017 - From staff reports

Ronald Wayne Kruske of Riverton died May 28 due to a motorcycle accident. He was 54 years old.

A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the City Park Band Shell, followed by a potluck at Rocky Mountain Discount Liquors.

He was born Dec. 26, 1962, in Deadwood, South Dakota, son of Donald Darrell and Sandra Jean (Anderson) Kruske.

In 1981, he graduated from Riverton High School as part of the first graduating class of the new high school.

He worked in the oil fields in North Dakota and Wamsutter for Nabors Drilling. He also worked as a fireworks fabricator for three years and for the City of Riverton as a driver/operator having various duties which included driving a garbage truck.

Throughout his life, he lived in Edgemont, South Dakota; Seattle, Washington; Black Hills, South Dakota; and Riverton.

He loved his dog, "BSOTA," and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, listening to music and building and launching model rockets.

He was baptized in the Bethel Lutheran Church in Lead, South Dakota.

Survivors include his parents, Donald and Sandra of Riverton; daughter, Christina Prater; brothers Don Kruske of Spearfish, South Dakota, and Jason Kruske of Littleton, Colorado; sister, Sue Wieser of Las Vegas, Nevada; niece, Amber Corey of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; nephews Jake Kruske of Lead, South Dakota, and TJ Wieser of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Horace and Evelyn Anderson; and paternal grandparents, Andrew and Margaret Kruske.

Memorial contributions may be made to PAWS for Life in care Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.

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