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Darwin Leon Krueger

Darwin Leon Krueger, 84 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8:50 p.m. at his residence in Taylorville. He was born on July 15, 1932 in Beecher City, IL the Son of Leonard and Reba (Shrake) Krueger. He married Sandy Fabicheski on October 11, 1957 in Effingham, IL. He worked as a Boilermaker and pipefitter at Caterpillar. Darwin was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Korean Conflict, aboard the USS Waldron during his service. He was a member of the Taylorville Eagles Club #1425, American Legion Post #73 and VFW Post #4495.  

Surviving are his Wife: Sandy of Taylorville, IL; Sons: Darwin B. (Cathy) Krueger of Taylorville, IL; Norman (Catherine) Krueger of Ft. Valley, GA; Daughters: Lorrie Miller of Taylorville, IL; Misty (Dennis) Fisher of Shelbyville, IL; Nine Grandchildren; Four Great-Grandchildren; Sister: Glenna Porter of Taylorville, IL; Brother: Floyd (Mary) Krueger of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Infant Son Joseph Eric Krueger and Brother Dewain Krueger.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL with Military Graveside Honors. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Memorial Home Hospice 100 W. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Sandy and family; Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jessica Krueger Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM

Darwin, I am sorry to learn of your fathers passing. May God Bless and keep him till you all can be together again. Peace

Kerry Ward Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Sandy & Family: So Sorry for your loss. May God comfort you at this difficult time and ease your sorrow..

Jack & Ann Powel Oct 22 2016 12:00 AM

Misty and family, I am sorry for your loss.

Jill Bohlen Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM