Norbert P. Krebs

Norbert P. Krebs of St. Lawrence passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, 2006 at Cedar Community in West Bend. He was 82 years old.

He was born May 3, 1923 in St. Lawrence to Louis and Marie (nee Gundrum) Krebs. He married Margaret Walter on Oct. 8, 1949 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in LoyaI.

Norbert was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He took over the family farm and farmed his entire life in St. Lawrence.

He was a member of the Farm Bureau and a past volunteer member of the St. Lawrence Fire Department.

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, crafts and especially traveling around the country in their RV.

Norbert is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret; his children, Herbert (Jackie) Krebs of Campbellsport, Thomas (Patti) Krebs of West Bend and Patrice (Gary) Knuth of Jackson; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Jenny), Danielle, Brad, Becky (Matt), Tiffany (Dan), Adam (fiancˇ Jessica), Ben, Sarah, Stacy and Lisa; two great-grandchildren, Abigail and Lindsey; sisters, Bernice Krebs of Hartford and Loretta Noegel of Richfield; a brother, Harold (Gertrude) Krebs of St. Lawrence; sisters-in-law, Helen Krebs of West Bend, Mildred Krebs of St. Lawrence, Annette Krebs of St. Lawrence and Geraldine Krebs of St. Lawrence.

He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Norbert was preceded in death by four brothers, Eugene, Daniel, Lloyd and Joseph; a sister, Beatrice (Norbert) Zangl; and a brother-in-law, Jerome Noegel.

Mass of Christian Burial for Norbert was Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, with Father Joseph Dominic officiating.

Family greeted relatives and friends on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford for a prayer vigil on Wednesday morning at the funeral home prior to the Mass.

Interment was at St. Lawrence Cemetery.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.