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Curtis C. Krueger

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:43 p.m. CST

Curtis C. Krueger, 87, Mt. Morris, died on Friday April 18, 2014 at Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon. 

Curtis was born on  April 1, 1927 in Rockford,  the son of Lewis and  Alvina (Miller) Krueger. 

Curtis married Lorraine E. Allen on May 20, 1948 in Mt. Morris, and they were married for 66 years. 

Curtis served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946 earning the Victory Ribbon and the Asiatic Pacific Ribbon. 

He was a pressman’s helper working at Kable Printing Company, Mt. Morris, for 46 years, retiring in 1992. 

Curtis is a member of the VFW.

Curtis is survived by his wife, Lorraine Krueger, Mt. Morris; sons, Jeffrey (Malinda) Krueger, Royalton, Dennis (Tena) Krueger, Leaf River, David Krueger, Mt. Morris, James (Risa) Krueger, Byron; and daughter, Mary Lou (Gary) Meier, Milledgeville; grandchildren, Rachel Vallance, Winnebago, Justin (Elizabeth) Krueger, Cherry Valley,  Melissa (Tim) Peebels, Royalton, Andy (Rie) Raum, Norfolk, Va., Jaime Raum, Polo,  Megan Krueger, Fairbault, Minn., Curtis Krueger, Leaf River; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Chase, Morgan, Brooke, and Aubrey, Winnebago, Makayla Meier, Milledgeville,  Jase Meier, Milledgeville, Jared Krueger, Cherry Valley, Emma Krueger, Cherry Valley; sisters, JoAnne Krueger, Dallas, Texas, and Darlene Knodle, Sun City, Ariz.

Curtis was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Elywn and Maurice; sisters, Betty and Lois.

Funeral services were held on  April 22 at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris, with Rev. Dwight Stewart officiating. 

Burial will be at Plainview Cemetery, Mt. Morris, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the  Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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