Vernon Harvey Krueger, age 85, of Delano, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at his home.
He was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Rockford, to Herman and Beta (Johnson) Krueger.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Beta Krueger; and brothers-in-law Marvin Reek and Harold Burke.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; children Alan (Josie) Krueger, Elaine (Steve) Silus, Wayne (Vickie) Krueger, Dale Krueger, Morgan Krueger, and Penny Krueger; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and siblings Syrilles Reek, Deloris Burke, and Wallace (Margaret) Krueger.
Memorial services took place Thursday, Sept. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends for one hour prior to the services. Inurnment was in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain, with military honors provided by Delano American Legion Post 377.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.