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"Chuck" L. Krueger
“Chuck” Charles L. Krueger, 72, of Grand Island, formerly
of Buena Vista, Colorado died Monday, February 19, 2007 at the Grand
Island Nebraska Veterans Home.
Memorials services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the Peace Lutheran
Church in Grand Island. The Reverends William Voelker and Michael Reiners
Mr. Krueger was cremated. All Faiths Funeral Home of Grand Island is
in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Krueger was born December 10, 1934 at Washington, Kansas the son
of Fredrick and Gladys (Good) Krueger. Chuck was raised and received
his education in Harrington, Kansas graduating from high school in 1952.
He attended Emporia College and served in the National Guard for three
years before entering the United States Air Force in 1955. He retired
from the military in 1978.
He married Joyce Martens Worley on March 19, 1988. They lived in Beatty,
Nevada before making their home in Buena Vista, Colorado. Following his
retirement from the Air Force, he worked for Chemical Enterprises for
8 years, and Ford Aerospace at Beatty, NV for 8 years. From Buena Vista
they moved to Grand Island in 2006.
Chuck was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and the NRA. He enjoyed
the outdoors including down hill skiing, fishing, mountain hiking, and
gardening and loved building model ships.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Joyce, children, Lisa
Krueger and Don Cox of Hastings, NE, Terri Kothe of Longmont, CO, Angie
and Kirby Knight of Grand Island, Joan and Randy Crysel of Slidell, LA
and Robb and Angie Worley of Hastings, NE, a brother and sister-in-law
Donald and Barbara Krueger of Smithville, MO, a sister LaVeta Zhantial
of Shawnee, Kansas, sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
His parents, brother Fred and sister Patricia preceded him in death.
Memorials are suggested to the church.