Gerald Krueger

Obituary of Gerald Krueger

Gerald “Jerry” L. Krueger, 70, Fort Atkinson received his crown of glory in Heaven on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Wm. S. Middleton Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI.

Jerry was born on August 31, 1948 in Fort Atkinson, WI to Frederick and Evelyn (Kitzman) Krueger.  He graduated from Lakeside Lutheran High School in 1967.  Jerry served his country in the United States Army.  He was assigned to a mortar unit in the Vietnam War.  Jerry met his best friend, Dennis Kruse in the military and remained friends to this day.  After the war Jerry married Phyllis Bingham on July 11, 1970 at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Fort Atkinson, WI.  He was employed at APV in Lake Mills for 43 years.  Jerry enjoyed coin detecting, reading about trains, camping, cruising and travel.  He loved to be with his grandchildren.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Fort Atkinson.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Phyllis, Fort Atkinson; daughter Wendy Krueger Wellner, Fort Atkinson; grandchildren Graydon (Brittany Ousterhout) Wellner, Brienna and Landon Wellner; sister Jane (Dale) Pells, Louisville, KY.  He was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister Judy Krueger.

Funeral Services with military rites will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00am at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church 301 St. High St. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538.   A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30am until the time of the service.  As an expression of sympathy you may wish to consider memorials to St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church.

The Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family.