Marty B. Krueger, age 50 of the Town of Belle Plaine, Shawano County passed away surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer at his home Tuesday afternoon, December 22, 2020.
Marty was born on February 14, 1970 in Clintonville as the son of Bertholdt “Bert” and Verdell (Klemp) Krueger. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Martin Lutheran Church in Clintonville where he also went to grade school. Marty was a 1988 graduate from Shawano High School and was united in marriage to Heather Cerveny on April 13, 1996. The couple were blessed with one son, Kyle. Marty was a dedicated and hard working dairy farmer; farming alongside his parents his entire life on the family farm. He passed his love of farming on to his son, Kyle, spending countless hours together on the farm. Marty and Kyle loved taking trips together to tractor and implement dealers (especially John Deere) looking at all the equipment. Marty had an amazing smile that will be remembered by all who knew him. He was a faithful member at St. Martin where he had served as an usher for many years. Marty enjoyed attending basketball games, working in the woods, and doing woodworking and electrical projects. Marty’s faith, family, and friends were always kept at the center of his life.
Survivors include: His Wife: Heather
Parents: Bert and Verdell Krueger.
Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Dale and Sally Cerveny
Sisters: Julie (Cory) McKay, Kathy (Regan) Buchholz, Lori (Rev. John) Deitz.
Sister-in-law: Jenny (Todd) Bartz.
Marty is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Bertholdt “Bert” and Sylvia Krueger and his maternal grandparents; Louis E. and Gertrude Klemp.
A private family funeral funeral service will be held for Marty at St. Martin Lutheran Church in Clintonville with Rev. Christian Burg officiating. Interment will follow at the Graceland Cemetery in Clintonville. Due to the current status of the Covid-19 pandemic a gathering may be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Martin Lutheran Church in Clintonville or St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory of Clintonville is assisting his family. www.eberhardtstevenson.com
Marty’s family would like to thank Dr. Ubaid Nawaz and his team at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center at Aurora Medical Center in Green Bay, Dr. Mehdi Hamadani and his team at the Grace Clinic at Froedert’s in Milwaukee, Dr. Tod Lewis at Aurora in Shawano, and Unity Hospice for the compassionate and excellent care that Marty received. Marty fought his cancer with such strength, courage, and dignity for the last three years. He will be forever missed by his family and friends.
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