Darrell Kraupie

Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer

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Darrell has held his Nebraska Real Estate license since 1978, Broker’s License since 1986, and he is also licensed in Colorado.  He earned the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) designation in 1998.  Darrell’s earliest auction experience came in 1968 when his dad let him sell a piece of equipment at a farm sale east of Bridgeport.

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Alecia Kraupie

Real Estate Sales & Head Auction Clerk

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Alecia has worked in the Real Estate & Auction business since the mid-1980s. She has held her Nebraska Real Estate License since 1996.  For Alecia, the personal connections that are formed with clients and customers is the difference that sets Kraupie’s Real Estate & Auctioneers apart from the competition.

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Del Ray Kraupie

Real Estate Sales & Auctioneer

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Del Ray has worked in the auction business, as he puts it, “since Moby Dick was a minnow”. Del has held his Real Estate license since 2011.

Del’s focus is in Farm and Ranch Real Estate sales and Auctions.

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Kristen Kraupie

Auction Clerk & Technology Specialist


Kristen fills many positions in the company from clerking at auctions to digital advertising and website maintenance.  Whether promoting an auction through various methods, preparing items for sale, or clerking an auction, Kristen enjoys connecting with people and tackling the unique challenges that each new situation presents.

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Hardan "Jake" Kraupie



Hardan “Jake” Kraupie works at auctions as an auctioneer and ringman.  He is also heavily involved in sale preparation in which he exercises his skills and experience to prepare and present items.  His expertise in staging items ensures that items are displayed in their best light and creates a great auction experience for both buyer and seller.

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Dorothy Retchless

Real Estate Sales


Dorothy Retchless has worked for Kraupie’s in the Real Estate and Auction business since October 16, 1977.  Dorothy has held her Real Estate license since 1989.  Until 2015, Dorothy served as the office manager for Kraupie’s.  She has since tried to “retire”, but finds herself staying busy with several projects and transactions at the office.

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Mike Goeman



Mike Goeman took part in his first auction with Kraupie’s in 1983 near Hay Springs, NE.  Since then, Mike has become a valuable asset to our team.  He specializes in machinery auctions.  Mike’s main goals are to work hard towards a successful sale for the seller and make each auction an enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

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Steve Erdman

Real Estate Sales


Steve Erdman has been with Kraupie’s since 2003 when he got his Real Estate license.  Steve serves as a Real Estate Sales agent and also is a ringman at auctions.  Steve strives to provide a complete service highlighted by honest, straightforward, and caring principles.

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Becky Blase

Real Estate Sales


Becky Blase has worked for Kraupie’s Real Estate & Auctioneers since June of 2015 and has held her Nebraska Real Estate License since 2016.

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Jennifer Compton

Real Estate Sales


Jennifer has worked as a Real Estate Sales agent with Kraupie's since 2016.

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Sandy Schneider

Real Estate Sales


Sandy has worked as a Real Estate Sales agent with Kraupie's since 2017.

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Marci Goeman

Auction Cashier


Marci got her start with Kraupie’s Real Estate & Auctioneers delivering salebills across the region.  From there, Marci joined the Auction Staff as a cashier.

We are booking auctions for the coming year and have plenty of dates available.

We understand that you only have one chance to sell property that has been part of your life. Our service is different because we care about you and your property. This attention is reflected all the way down to our Auction Flyers. We continually search for better ways to market your property through continuing education offered by State and National Associations.

Please feel free to call any of our staff, call the office toll free 1-888-400-1150 or e-mail us at kraupie@farmauction.net.