Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
CRAIG M. DRAUCKER
Craig M. Draucker, third generation Funeral Director, was born and raised in Ogallala and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1986. Craig attended college at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colorado, and completed his education at the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in Texas. Craig served his apprenticeship at the Apfel Butler Funeral Home in Grand Island, Nebraska. He managed Kucera Funeral Chapel in Schuyler until joining his family’s business, Draucker Funeral Home. Craig, his wife Traci, and their three daughters are all natives of Ogallala. Craig is a dedicated member of Ogallala Rotary Club and a supporter of Keith County CASA. Learn more on the Community page.
Jim Conner has been a licensed funeral director for over 28 years. Jim is a graduate of Kearney State College, Mid-Plains Community College and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Jim lives in North Platte where he is active in the Masonic Lodge and First Baptist Church. Jim and his wife, Chris have been married over 37 years and have two adult children.