Monday, January 17, 2022

Obituary - Dennis Allen Kroenke

Dennis Allen Kroenke, age 59, of Freeman, Missouri, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at KU Medical Center.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083. 

Funeral Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4101 E. 105th Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri 64137. Another brief visitation will be held prior to Mass at 11:45 a.m. A private family graveside service will be held at a later time at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Bates County, Missouri.

Dennis was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 3, 1962, the second son of Victor and Dorothy (Murnane) Kroenke.

Dennis graduated from O’Hara High School in 1980. He then furthered his education attending UMKC School of Engineering and Electronics, receiving Associates degrees in Engineering and Computer science in 1984. 

Dennis was the President and founder of Kronco Consulting Co. Throughout his life, Dennis worked for many companies including, PDA, Sutherlands, House of Lloyd, Westfield Insurance, Hodges & Reed, and Topco among many others.

He settled in 1999 in his large home where many friends and family members were welcome at any time. Dennis was a very talented musician, able to play all different kinds of instruments as well as sing. Dennis especially loved playing bass in the band, Stanley Freeman. Throughout the years, Dennis had three canine companions, one after the other, whom he loved dearly and comically named each of them Abby.

Dennis is survived by his fiancé, Beth Vaughn; his parents; brothers, Mike Kroenke (Karen), Ronald Kroenke, and David Kroenke; sisters, Lisa Sparks (Bill) and Jennifer Boxx (Darrell); nephews, Tim, Matt (Julia), Jacob, Nathan, and Daniel; nieces, Emma, Lauren, Lucy, and Katie; and grandniece, Rosalie. Dennis is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, the entire Vaughn family, and his dog, Abby.

Dennis’ passing leaves a hole in our hearts, but many happy memories will survive him.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278

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