Butch Kraklio to celebrate 80th birthday with open house


Wallace “Butch” Kraklio of Davenport will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house on Aug. 4. Friends and relatives may call starting at 1 p.m. at the Buffalo Community Center, 426 Clark St.

Mr. Kraklio was born July 31, 1939, in Davenport. He married the late Barbara Pauly Kraklio on June 22, 1963, in Eldridge.

He retired from Deere Harvester in 1993, and was also self-employed with K&K Trucking.

He enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and taking road trips.

His children are Marian Reed of Walcott, Kelly (Tim) Studer of Bennett, Kimberly (Paul) Kealey of Davenport, and Margo (Lonnie) Husky, Davenport.

His grandchildren are Joseph Rankin, Stacy Rankin, Jennifer Kraklio, Kayla Fielder, Emily Honaker, Hilary Koos, Timothy Studer, Jordan Koos, Jessica Studer, Mackenzie Chandler, Michael Rankin, and Kallie Kraklio. He has 15 great-grandchildren.