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Des Moines Register
January 11, 2006
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Adventureland is where Iowa kids ride their first roller coaster, eat their first funnel cake or watch their first magic show. And the park provides jobs for about 200 full-time workers, plus another 1,000 workers during the summer season — many of them retirees and teenagers.
Krantz was a family man who provided family-friendly entertainment for Iowans. That's a contribution that will continue to touch lives.