John R Krueger, of Lakewood, died Sunday, February 18, 2018, at home under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. He was 66 years old. He was born in 1951, in Milwaukee, a son of the late Roland Krueger and June (Schrap) Krueger of Lakewood. He married Margaret “Peggy” Breitbach on June 14, 1974, in Milwaukee. She survives.
He was a graduate of Bay View High School in Milwaukee with the class of 1970.
He served in the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic enlisting in 1970 and receiving his discharge in 1973.
Following military service he began a long career in public service. John was employed for the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department from 1975 until retirement in 1999. He moved to Lakewood after retirement and for several years he enjoyed driving Medi Van for Woodland Village of Suring.
Survivors including his wife and mother are a sister, Patricia Krueger of Almond; two sister-in-laws, Pat Walslager, Jay Breitbach; brother-in-law, Gene Breitbach.
He was preceded in death by his father; and father and mother-in-law, Gene and Barbara Breitbach.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Neider officiating. Burial will take place in Forest Cemetery, Lakewood.
Visitation will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.