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Michael Joseph Kraenzle

Funeral service was held Saturday, September 16, 2022 for 46-year-old Michael Joseph Kraenzle of Brighton, IL who passed away September 13, 2022 at OSF St. Anthony Healthcare Center in Alton. 

He was born February 6, 1976, in St. Louis County, Missouri, to Dale and Susan (Ellebracht) Kraenzle. 

Michael married his wife, Kimberly Ann Fletcher, in Jerseyville, Illinois on February 27, 2008. She survives along with two   children, Tony (Shauna) Moore of Brighton, IL and Patrick Kraenzle of Hampton, VA.

In addition to his wife and children, survivors also include his parents, Dale and Susan; grandchildren, Cheyanne and Hillary Moore; paternal grandmother, Mildred Kraenzle; sister, Jennifer (Sean Trader) Kraenzle; brothers, Ryan Kraenzle,  Christopher Kraenzle, Elliott Kraenzle; and severeral aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.   He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Alice Ellebracht; and paternal grandfather, Leonard Kraenzle.

Michael worked as an equipment inspector for CCM. He enjoyed camping, fishing, spending time outdoors, cooking, and dogs and animals of all kinds. He was a Cardinal’s Baseball guy and rooted for the Greenbay Packers during football season. Of all of the characteristics used to describe Michael, his family will remember his love for his wife, sons, and grandchildren above all.

Funeral service for Michael Joseph Kraenzle was held September 16 at Anderson Family Funeral Home. Rev. Mike Morgan officiated. Burial was in Brighton Cemetery in Brighton, IL.