Delwin Louis Krueger
Oct. 3, 1929 ó Dec. 8, 2014
Delwin Louis Krueger, age 85, of Oconomowoc, passed away at AngelsGrace Hospice on Monday, December 8, 2014 after a battle with cancer. Del was born on October 3, 1929, the son of Gerhard and Selma Krueger. Del is survived by his wife of 25 years, Joan (nee Evans); son Gary (Lori) Krueger; daughter Gina (Mark) Huenink; stepdaughter Debra (John) Meunier; stepson Craig (Nan) Jaeger; grandchildren Max and Owen Krueger, Amy, Matt and Ali Huenink, Lindsey (Mike) Luciani, Lauren Switalski, Jack Meunier and Jake Jaeger; and great-granddaughter Olive Luciani.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 33 years, Dawn (nee Todd) Krueger; parents, Gerhard and Selma Krueger; along with his sister Loine Mertins.
Del was a proud veteran and he served during the Korean conflict. He was an educator for the Oconomowoc Area School District for 32 years. He served as a teacher at Park Lawn School for two years, then became the first principal of Greenland Elementary School, where he served for 18 years, and then moved to Meadowview Elementary school for 12 years. After retiring in 1989, Del continued his woodworking hobby. He was a member of the Lions Club of Okauchee and was a member of the Kiwanis Club for 23 years, also serving as past president. He was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church for over 60 years. Del enjoyed playing golf with his friends in Oconomowoc and Sebring, Fla.
Funeral services for Del will be held at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc on Saturday, December 13, at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the time of the service, all to be held at church. Del will be laid to rest at Holy Innocents Cemetery following the service.
Memorials are suggested to OPEF, AngelsGrace Hospice, Our Saviors Lutheran Church or to the Oconomowoc Memorial Foundation.
Del will be truly missed by his family and everyone that he knew him.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.