Harvey Krueger

Angels carried Harvey Krueger’s soul to his eternal home April 4, 2007.

Harvey and his wife Lenore moved to Port Richey, Fla. in March 2000. He was living at Windsor Nursing Home since February and spent his last two weeks under hospice care.

Harvey was born Feb. 20, 1921 in the town of Trenton to Richard and Sarah (nee Utech). At an early age the family moved to Barton and later West Bend. He graduated from St. John’s Lutheran School and West Bend High School.

After a few years at Amity, he entered into the army and served as a combat engineer in France and Germany.

Harvey returned to the United States in August of 1945 and married Lenore Huth. This union was blessed with six children, James William (Marie), Kathleen Saari, Barbara (Robert) Brunius, Linda (Thomas) Mellinger, Rebecca Baron, and Daniel.

He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, one step grandchild and two step great-grandchildren.

His parents and son James preceded him on death.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Church, Fred Schaefer VFW, and Barton American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, playing sheepshead, listening to music and reading, especially autobiographies and history.

In 1993 he began writing "Only Yesterday," a column for the West Bend Daily News. He took great pleasure in writing those articles and hoped that the readers also experienced pleasure in reminiscing.

Harvey’s remains will be buried later this month at Bushnell National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Spring Hill, Fla.

Memorials to Grace Lutheran Church or Gulfside Regional Hospice are appreciated.