John Anthony Krueger, age 72 of Perham, MN passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, September 21, 2014. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM with parish prayers at 7:00 PM at Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham. Visitation will resume Wednesday, September 24 beginning at 10:00 AM followed by the funeral mass at 11:00 AM at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Perham. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
John was born on October 13, 1941 to Joseph and Helen (Gerber) Krueger. He graduated from Perham High School in 1959. After high school he attended Interstate Business College in Fargo, ND.
John was united in marriage to Judy Soyring on July 2, 1966 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, MN. He began working at Tuffy's in 1967. After working for 30 years under various job titles and locations, he retired in El Paso, TX from Heinz Pet Products.
John enjoyed his farm, cutting wood, golfing, playing guitar and trips to Las Vegas.
Surviving John is his wife of 48 years, Judy; two sisters, Mary (Robert) Hanson and Rose Chute; sister-in-law, Terri Krueger; brother-in-law, Gary Nelson; and several nieces and nephews and their extended families.
Preceding John in death are his parents; two brothers, James and Jerome; and two sisters, Agnes Rosenthal and Eileen Nelson.
Memorials are preferred to St. Henry's Area School in Perham, MN or Hospice of the Red River Valley.