Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911

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Bill A. Kreft, age 75, of New Rockford, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, ND.

Bill Kreft was born July 5, 1943, in Alexandria, MN, the son of Joseph Kreft and Mary (Kolybaba) Kreft.  He grew up in Enderlin and Fargo and graduated from Enderlin High School in 1961.  He entered the United States Air Force in 1961 and served until 1965.  Bill was united in marriage to Louise McNamara on September 14, 1963, at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND.  They lived in Fargo, where he worked for Ames Sand and Gravel and Rosemont, MN prior to moving to Antioch, CA, where they lived for 15 years. While in Antioch, Bill was employed by Antioch Building Materials as a dispatcher.   Louise and Bill moved to New Rockford in 1995, when he retired.

He is survived by his one son, Dan (Wendy) Kreft, Bismarck; one daughter, Kellie, New Rockford; 2 grandchildren, Emma Louise Kreft and Jayden Daniel Lindenberg; 2 brothers, Joe Kreft of Hebrew Spring, AR and Jim (Karen) Kreft of Shawnee, OK; 3 nieces and 2 nephews.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Louise.

Visitation will be Friday, May 10, 2019 from Noon – 5:00PM in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 10:00AM in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.

Burial will be held at the Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND.

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  1. Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort to Dan and Kelly. I worked with Kelly thru Easter Seals and Bill was such a compassionate man. Kelly was lucky to have a Dad like Bill. May he rest in peace.

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