Ronald V. Krager, 83Ronald Valdene Krager, 83, of Baldwin, formerly of Hudson, died Thursday, March 12, at his residence following an illness with cancer.
Ronald Valdene Krager, 83, of Baldwin, formerly of Hudson, died Thursday, March 12, at his residence following an illness with cancer.
Ronald was born on Feb. 15, 1926, in Chippewa Falls, Wis., the son of Harold and Margaret (Larson) Krager. He was raised in Chippewa Falls, where he graduated from high school.
He enlisted in the armed forces, where he proudly serviced in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre.
Earlier in life, he worked for UPS and the Post Office, as well as Ken’s Mobile in Hudson.
On Nov. 26, 1949, he was united in marriage to Viona Siebold at the People’s Church in Bayport.
Ronald was an avid Green Bay Packer and Minnesota Twins fan. He also enjoyed an occasional trip to the casino and loved family outings.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Viona; children, Michael Edward (Susan) Krager of Wilson, Terry (Cindy) Krager of Woodville, Dennis Krager (Chris Waterbury) of Minneapolis, Julie (Edward) Bartizal of Cottage Grove, James (Marge) Krager of Cannon Falls and Lynda (Jon) Ferg of Baldwin; many grandchildren; sister, Nancy Potratz; and brother-in-law, Leon “Butch” Gary.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sue Gary;, brother-in-law, Richard Potratz; and great-grandson, Adam Jacob Krager.
A time to gather to remember the life of Ronald Krager was Monday, March 16, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with full military honors provided by the Baldwin American Legion Lost #240 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin.
Interment was private.
Memorials are preferred.
Cremation services were coordinated by Countryside Crematory with funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Homes of Baldwin and Hudson.
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