Joshua John Krempges, 38, of Flandreau, died of injuries received in an automobile accident on Monday, July 13, 2015 near Flandreau. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids. Visitation with the family present will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids. Burial will be in the Dell Rapids Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.minnehahafuneralhome.com.
Joshua John was born December 15, 1976 in Dell Rapids to parents John and Sherry (Stansell) Krempges. He lived in Dell Rapids until moving to Flandreau in 1989. Growing up he enjoyed camping with family, skateboarding, swimming, fishing, being outdoors and going to the annual South Dakota Style Dog Roast with family and friends. He attended school in Dell Rapids and Flandreau. After school, Josh worked various jobs before finding his true profession in Drywall.
Josh married Christina Rave September 1, 2001 in Dell Rapids. They made their home for their girls in Dell Rapids. He worked at Fox and Sands Drywall before starting his own company, Josh Krempges Drywall.
Throughout his life he enjoyed music, concerts, working on cars, driving ATVs, riding his Harley, but most of all spending time with his daughters. He loved taking them to the lake, hiking, exploring nature and teaching them about the world.
Grateful for having shared his life are his daughters, Mallory, twins, Madelyn and Mariana, his step father, Keith Dailey, Flandreau; brothers, John, Dell Rapids and Casey, Sioux Falls; sister Kristin (Keenan Baum) Dailey, Sioux Falls; grandfather, Ed Krempges, Yankton; nieces and nephew, Brooke, Avery and Jaxson; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandmothers, Ramona Stansell and Phillis Krempges, grandfather, James Stansell, step grandparents, Lloyd and Doris Dailey; and uncles, Mike and Kelly. After showing tremendous strength and courage, Mariana is now in the comfort of her Dad.