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Louis C. Krug, Jr. 1930-2008

May 20, 2008

WEST BEND — Louis C. Krug, 78, of Whittemore, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg.

Services were Wednesday, May 14, at the United Methodist Church in West Bend. Burial was in the West Bend Cemetery. The Harris Funeral Home, West Bend, was in charge.

Louis Chris Krug Jr., the son of Louis C. Krug and Violet Salisbury, was born Feb. 8, 1930, in West Bend. He was raised and educated in West Bend, graduating from West Bend High School. While in school Louis was active in band and played American Legion baseball.

Louis made his career serving in the United States Navy. While in the service, he met and married Claire Chanland. He served tours in Key West and Jacksonville, FL, New London, CN and Chicago, IL, before returning to West Bend in 1998. He has lived the last five years in Whittemore.

Survivors include his son, Alan, of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and step daughter Lonnie of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, Rolland of West Bend, Earl of Colorado Springs, CO, Frank of Bella Vista AR; and sisters, Martha Studer of Emmetsburg and Eleanor Cooper of Fort Dodge.

Mr. Krug was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Kenny; and a brother, Richard.