Gary E. Krebs

Gary E. Krebs, 57, of Iron Ridge, formerly of St. Lawrence, passed away unexpectedly from complications of a stroke on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee.

Gary was born June 27, 1952, in Hartford to Annette (nee Lofy) and Lloyd Krebs. He was united in marriage to Susan Ann Langenecker on Sept. 27, 1975, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Lawrence.

Gary loved music and playing his guitar. He owned and operated an auto body repair shop and enjoyed restoring cars and tractors. He was also a truck driver and truck mechanic. Gary built his own home and work shop. He was the present owner of the Lake Street Inn in Hustisford. Gary dearly loved his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Gary is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan; three daughters, Nicole (Lance) Fassbender of Burnett, Jeanine (Chris) Hintz of Horicon and Valerie (Ben) Wagner of Iron Ridge; eight grandchildren, Kristian, Noelle, Jolene, Lilly, Landon, Darrin, Colin and Madison; his mother, Annette Lofy of St. Lawrence; three brothers, John (Suzanne) Krebs, Richard (Beverly) Krebs and Randy (Peggy) Krebs, all of Hartford; three sisters, Cheryl Ann Krebs of Seattle, Wash., Karen (Wayne) Wirkus and Linda (Terry) Breuer, both of Slinger; his mother-in-law, Iona Langenecker of Hustisford; two sisters-in-law, Mary (Chuck) Kaepernick and Alice Langenecker (special friend Dana Donegon), both of Hustisford; his brothers-in-law, Tom Langenecker of Hustisford, Richard (JoAnn) Langenecker of Slinger and Joe (Bonny Roeseler) Langenecker of Plymouth.

He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Gary was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd; his brother, Ronald Krebs; and his nephew, Kevin Krebs.

Mass of Christian burial for Gary will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at 7 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Lawrence with the Rev. Joseph Dominic officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfuneralhome.com.