Lee H. Krueger

Lee H. Krueger, a life-long resident of Jackson, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, surrounded by his family at the age of 63 years. He was born on Sept. 11, 1949, in West Bend to Albert and Ardeen (nee Herman) Krueger. On Oct. 4, 1969, he was united in marriage to Sue Rose.

For many years, Lee worked as a mason by trade. He also was a member of the Jackson Fire Department for more than 29 years.

Throughout his life, he enjoyed spending time outdoors and shared his passion for fishing with his family. He also liked a good game of sheepshead and cribbage.

Above all else, he loved his family. He cherished his wife, was a devoted father, and a proud grandfather and great-grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Sue; their three children, Laura Unz (special friend Pete Lindemann) of Jackson, Russell (Susan) of West Bend and Chris (special friend Julie Petersen) of Jackson; four grandchildren, Jonathan and Nicole Unz and Kelsey and Kaitlyn Petersen; one great-grandson Channing; his mother, Ardeen; two brothers and one sister, Pete (Maria) of Iron Ridge, David (Patti) of Richfield and Peggy of West Bend; his mother-in-law, MaryAnn Rose; brothers and sisters-in-law, Cheri Rose (special friend Danny), Mike (Kathleen) Rose, Cathy (Don) Wittmann, Jim (Tammy) Rose and Tom (Sheila) Rose; and many nieces and nephews, his extended family and friends from Link’s Hideaway, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert, a brother, Keith and father-in-law, Harvey Rose.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church. Private inurnment will be in Mayfield Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends at Christ Lutheran Church only on Monday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to The Kathy Hospice or the Kraemer Cancer Center are appreciated.

Lee’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to The Kathy Hospice At Home staff, especially Katie and Christel, the West Bend Clinic doctors, nurses and staff, the Kraemer Cancer Center doctors, nurses and staff, the staff at the Jackson Walgreens Pharmacy, and to all of their family and friends for their care, love and support.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of Jackson is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.