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AGE: 85


ADDRESS: 316 N. Butternut St., Stetsonville, WI 54480


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Tuesday, September 11 at Aspirus Medford Hospital where he had been a patient for the past 5 days


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 3:00 PM Saturday, September 15 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Town of Holway


OFFICIATING: Pastor Amy Heinz


INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Holway where there will be graveside military rites performed by the Stetsonville American Legion


VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4-7 PM on Friday, September 14 and also at church from 2 PM until the time of services at 3 PM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Town of Holway on Saturday, September 15


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 30, 1932 in the Township of Holway, Taylor County


EDUCATION: Town of Holway elementary schools


MARRIAGE: August 9, 1958 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Town of Holway to Lorraine L. Neitzel and she preceded him in death on August 1, 2016


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he worked on the family farm in the Town of Holway, until he entered the US Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. After the service, he worked at Medford Fur Foods, Payne & Dolan road construction, McQuad Masonary, Brunner Well Drilling, did logging work & retired from McGivern Masonary. He played baseball for Holway and softball for John & Alice’s Bar in the Town of Maplehurst. He recently went on the Honor Flight with his twin brother, Bill. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, pontooning, and in his younger days, motorcycling.


MEMBER OF: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Town of Holway; Stetsonville American Legion; Charter member of the Pine Creek Riders


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Dianne (Lynn) Jochimsen of Medford, Dawn (Jerry) Brink of Medford, Gary (Sara) Krug of Rice Lake


# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 7 – Justin (Shannon) Brink of Madison, Jenna Brink of Madison, Ashley Kuprin of Menomonie, Andrew (Courtney) Krug of Auburndale, Logan Jochimsen of Big Falls, MN, Courtney Krug of Oshkosh, Garret (Paige) Krug of Cameron GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 6 – Corey, Amelia, Theodore, Hailey, Brycen & Stella


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Beatrice (Virgil) Decker of Unity, Twin Brother William “Bill” (Gayle) Krug of Owen, Annabelle Neitzel of Holway, Dale Krug of Marshfield, Darlene Wisniewski of Owen, Jane (Gordon) Mathews of Medford, Jerry (Susie) Krug of Perkinstown


BROTHER DECEASED: Dean Krug and also preceded by George’s pet Chihuahua - Lila




DECEASED MOTHER: Ethel Jane (Stephens) Krug


PALLBEARERS: Honorary-his 7 Grandchildren


OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in George’s name to either Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Holway or the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, Wausau
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