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Kenneth 'Ken' Krueger

December 8, 1935 October 4, 2021
Kenneth 'Ken'  Krueger
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Obituary for Kenneth 'Ken' Krueger

Kenneth Krueger, 85, died Monday, October 4, 2021, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Bell Tower Residence, Merrill.

Ken was born December 8, 1935, in Merrill, son of the late Reinhardt and Ella (Pruesser) Krueger. In 1962 he married Delores Feairheller who preceded him in death in 1989. On September 19, 1992, he married Dionne “Mitzi” Spears. She survives.

Ken enlisted in the United States Navy on January 11, 1955. He was honarably discharged on February 18, 1971. Ken worked as an electrician while serving in the Navy and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1638, Merrill. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and anything that had to do with ships or nautical themed. Above all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

Survivors include his wife, Dionne “Mitzi” Krueger; sons, Bill (Melissa) Krueger, Russell Krueger, and Mark Rethaber; step-children, Mary Weisshahn, Cindy (Jim) Waldburger, and Brenda (Del) Nicholson; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great great-grandchild.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Reinhardt and Ella Krueger; step son-in-law, Bill Weisshahn; step daughter-in-law, Janet Rethaber; siblings, Donald Krueger, Dorothy Hommerding, Janet Somi, and Leonard Krueger.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. Rev. Michael Southcombe will officiate. Entombment will be in Merrill Memorial Park Mausoleum with graveside military rites conducted by V.F.W. Post 1638. Visitation will be Friday, October 8, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday beginning 10:00 a.m. all at Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Friday

8

Oct

4:00 PM 10/8/2021 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/8/2021 8:00:00 PM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services

903 E. Third Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services
903 E. Third Street Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

9

Oct

10:00 AM 10/9/2021 10:00:00 AM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services

903 E. Third Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services
903 E. Third Street Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Oct

11:00 AM 10/9/2021 11:00:00 AM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services

903 E. Third Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services
903 E. Third Street Merrill 54452 WI
United States
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