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Leonard Krueger, 49

Leonard John Fredrick Krueger, age 49, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at his residence.

The funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie with the Rev. Travis Loeslie officiating.

There will be visitation Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service.

Casket bearers will be Christopher Vierling, Frankie McBride, Alan Wollenberg, Jim Schauer, Ron Danielson, and Jim Klecker.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Leonard was born April 1, 1968, in St. Paul, the son of Leonard C. and Gloria J. (Smith) Krueger.

He was joined in holy marriage with Charlene M. Bixler June 13, 2009.

Leonard worked in the fast food industry for many years, and also formerly was employed at Walmart.

He loved his family, and enjoyed bonfires.

Leonard was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.

He is survived by his wife, Charlene M. Bixler Krueger; sons Chase and Carter, both at home; sisters Wendy (Holly) Watson-Wetzel of Minneapolis, Yavonne Vierling, Dee Marie Krueger, both of St. Paul, and Julie (Alan) Wollenberg of Newport; seven nieces and nephews; 10 great nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Leonard was preceded in death by a son, Chuckie; his parents; four grandparents; and his godparents.

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