Food Culinary 07

Christopher J. Krueger

October 22, 1963 ~ July 18, 2021 (age 57)


Christopher John Krueger, 57, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at his residence in Dayton, OH.  
He was born on October 22, 1963 to William and Anita (Nordhaus) Krueger in Toledo, Ohio. Chris was a 1982 graduate of Tinora High School. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army in 1982, and the U.S. Marine Corp from 1983-1987. Chris enjoyed his job as a welder. In his leisure time he loved to bake and was an excellent chef. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. 
Chris is survived by his father, William Krueger of Defiance, four brothers; Alex (Rona) Krueger of Greenville, OH,  Tony (Laura) Krueger of Chicago, IL, Thad Krueger of Defiance, and Steve (Leslie) Krueger of Pittsburgh, PA, his sister, Karla (Greg) Keiffer of Rising Sun, OH, twelve nieces and nephews, and two great-nieces. 
He was preceded in death by his mother, Anita Krueger, and his sister, Jennifer Krueger.
A graveside service will be held at Riverview Memory Gardens at a later date, with Fr. John Stites officiating. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements.
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