Daniel J. Krug
Krug, 93, of Fond du Lac, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great
grandfather, a great son to his parents, and kind brother to his sisters, died
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Hospice Home of Hope. He was born September 23, 1925, the son of
Walter and Eleanora Guelig Krug. He
graduated from L.P. Goodrich High School.
He was a loyal servant to his country during WWII, serving in the U.S.
Navy. On May 6, 1950 he married Anna M.
Freismuth at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fond du Lac. He was a hard worker and a dedicated employee
working as a maintenance mechanic for Rueping Leather until his retirement in
1985. Daniel was a talented woodworker,
painter, handyman, auto body technician, mechanic, plumber…pretty much good at
was a wonderful teacher. He taught us
actions speak louder than words, to be humble and kind, not to be a complainer,
and he always saw the glass half full.
He taught us to be grateful for all we have and to give to those who had
less. He showed us what a great sense of
humor is and how laughter is the best medicine.
He put the “sweet” in sweet tooth.
He taught us about what faith and prayer can do in our lives and was a
faithful servant to his country and our Lord.
Dad’s famous words were “Life is good if you don’t weaken”.
survived by eleven children, Cathy (Jim) Schroeder, John (Nina) Krug, Barb
(Jim) Rickmeyer, Lynn (Pat) Fox, Linda Gustavus, Mary (Bill) Draheim, Paula
(Bob) LaVigne, Betty (Terry) Fritch, Ann Krug, Patty (Dan) Waas, and Jan (Mike)
Streetar; grandchildren, Megan (Alex) Bielinski, Mike (Amy) Schroeder, Jill
(Greg) Staerzl, Matt (Robin) Schroeder, Julie Schroeder, Andrew Krug, Tom
(Greta) Rickmeyer, Bobby (Danielle) Rickmeyer, Jenny (Chris) Rodrigo, Amy
(Matt) Zoschke, Jacob (Tara) LaVigne, Jeremy (Kate) LaVigne, Rachel (Tom)
Mielke, Sarah Abhold, Luke Waas, Ally Waas, and Sam Streetar; great grandchildren,
Emily and Evan Schroeder, Samuel Staerzl, Rylee Schroeder, Inga Rickmeyer,
Olivia Rodrigo, Jonah, Ian, and Micah Zoschke, Kate and Zoe Mielke; one sister,
Rosemary O’Hearn; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his
wife, Anna; son, Danny Krug; sister, Delores Chimielski; brothers and
The visitation will be held
Monday, September 23, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Sacred Heart Church, Holy
Family Parish. The Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday at church. Military honors will be conducted, and
cremation will follow the traditional services.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.