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Henry Cornelius Krahn, 88 of Springfield, peacefully passed away on the 23rd of April, 2022.

It was here that he met Catherine Ann Lorenz, a pretty young nurse, who was home for a brief vacation. Love ensued and they married on July 6, 1960. Four kids in five years soon followed. The family then moved to Springfield, MO where Henry spent the next 28 years as a staff radiologist at Cox Medical Centers, retiring in 2000. The family was Henry’s was biggest passion, and he poured out time and love into his family. As the grandchildren came along, Henry would often comment how smart they all were and there was “not a dud in the bunch.” His influence will continue to live on through his kids, and he has created quite a medical legacy with his sons and several grandchildren following in his steps to become medical doctors.

Henry is survived by his devoted wife Cathy. Henry is also survived by his loving children, Mike Krahn and his wife Eve of Kansas City, MO; Jane Ballenger and her husband Jay of Springfield, MO; Cindi VanWingerden and her husband Abe of Huntersville, NC; Tim’s wife Maria of Memphis,TN.

Henry is also survived by 12 treasured grandchildren: Alexis Kollasch, Katie Krahn, Chris Krahn, Mallory Krahn and husband Drew Thomas, Madeline Krahn, Erin Krahn, Megan Evans and husband Will, Macy Ballenger, Brayton Ballenger, Noah VanWingerden, Andrew VanWingerden, and Zach VanWingerden; three great-grandchildren: Emma, Adeline, and Owen Evans.

Visitation will be held at Kingsway United Methodist Church on Monday, April 25th from 1-2 pm.

Funeral to follow at 2 pm at Kingsway United Methodist Church.

Private family burial to follow under the care of Gorman Scharpf Funeral Home.

Donations could be made to Crosslines

or Ozarks Food Harvest.