Robert E. Krueger, 74
Sept. 16, 1940 - Dec. 9, 2014

Robert “Butch” E. Krueger, 74, found peace on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at home.

He was born Sept. 16, 1940, in West Bend to Laborie and Gladys (nee Koenings) Krueger. Butch was raised in Barton and graduated from West Bend High School. Butch and his wife Joyce met as teenagers and they married on Sept. 16, 1961.

Butch lived and farmed in the town of Fredonia.

Butch enjoyed working with horses, he traveled to many rodeos, and always loved working with animals. He enjoyed deer hunting and watching sports. He was a lifetime member Wausaukee Horseman and was a former member of the IRA (International Rodeo Association).

Butch is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce (nee Fahney) Krueger; son Jim (Julie) Krueger and their children Josh (Dana) and Justin (Becky) Krueger, son Mike (Patti) Krueger, and son Ken (Tracy) Krueger; great-grandchildren Owen, Amberlee, Kaden, Harper and Sawyer; siblings Phyllis Wilson, Paul Krueger and Carol Wentz; and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by brother Alan Krueger.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (521 Congress St. Newburg, WI 53090) at 12:15 p.m. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 262-338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.