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Krueger, Donald

Donald W. O. Krueger, age 93 of Clintonville, passed away on Sunday September 17, 2023

at Care Partners Assisted Living, Clintonville surrounded by his loving family.

Donald “Don” William Otto Krueger was born May 29, 1930 in Clintonville son to the late Gilbert & Hulda (Buss) Krueger. He was baptized on June 22, 1930 and confirmed in his faith on April 2, 1944 at St. Martin Lutheran Church, Clintonville. Don was united in marriage to Janet Schoneck at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Town of Dupont on September 26, 1953 . He worked at Clintonville Coop and Keller’s Appliance, Clintonville, and later started Krueger Sign & Electric, Clintonville. Don became an active member of Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville where he served with the Christus Brotherhood and enjoyed working at the Christus Church Camp. He also was active in his community by serving as President of the Graceland Cemetery Board, the Pigeon Lake Board, and as a volunteer with the Clintonville Fire Department for 28 years. In their younger years, Don and Janet enjoyed hosting couples to play Sheepshead and taking part in a Polka dancing club. Don enjoyed making improvements around the home and in his community; as well as woodworking in his shed. He created many unique pieces over the years for his family to enjoy. 

He is survived by his:

Children: Marilyn (Paul) Smith, Dennis (Mary) Krueger; Mike (Claudia) Krueger; Donna (John) Pringnitz; & Dawn (John) Peeters, all of Clintonville; & Marcia (Rob) DeHart, Port St. Lucie, FL

Grandchildren: Ryan (Bonnie) Smith, Cory (Nikki Poppe) Smith, Kandi Krueger, Lindsay (Ben) Benaszeski, Leah (Peter) Kucera, Dustin (Nola) Krueger, Emily Krueger, Chris (Maricel) Pringnitz, Nicole (Aaron) Lamberg, John (Lisa) Peeters, Megan (Rob) DeHart-Runyeon, & Amanda (Dustin) DeHart

Great-grandchildren: Hailey, Kennedy, Ezra, Austin, Abigail, Kaden, Clayton, Easton, Georgianna, Arlo, Dimitri, Christopher Jr., Aidan, Alivia, Declan, Brynleigh, Phoenix, & Penelope

Sisters: Ester Reinke

Sisters-in-law: Donna Krueger, Beulah Schoneck, & Bev Fuhrman

Brothers-in-law: Larry Long & Al (Jody) Schoneck

Don was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Janet; grandson, Gary Pringnitz; sister, Jane Long; brother, James Krueger; a brother-in-law, Ken Reinke; & in-laws, William (Gladys) Schoneck, Carol (Gordon) Kramer, Bill Schoneck, Herb Fuhrman, & Sherry Anklam.

Funeral services will be held 11AM Friday, September 22, 2023 at Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville, with the Rev. Shelly Klemp officiating. Interment will take place following the service at Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville.

Visitation will take place on Friday at the church from 9 AM until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Christus Lutheran Church, or Christus Lutheran Memorial Church Camp.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville is assisting the Krueger family with Don’s arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at eberhardtstevenson.com.

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