Gerald W. (Jerry) Krueger, 87, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Tidewell Hospice, Inc. in Port Charlotte.
Jerry was born February 22, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio. He was a WWII veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Spartan Chemical Company in Maumee, OH for 38 years before retiring in 1995. Jerry was an avid motorcycle rider and he enjoyed fast boats. He enjoyed the outdoors especially camping. Jerry was a wonderful husband, father and step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 18 years, Joyce; 3 sons, Rodney (Linda) Krueger of Bowling Green, OH, Mark Krueger of Sylvania, OH and Scott (Sue) Krueger of Henderson, NV; a daughter, Amy (Bill) Wagner of Sylvania, OH; 1 step-son, Herb Myrice of Toledo, OH; 2 step-daughters, Vicki (Rick) Matuszewski of Toledo, OH and Darlene (Dan) Royster of Hudson, FL; 15 grandchildren/step-grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren/step-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date in Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238 or Florida Cancer Specialist Foundation, 5202 Paylor Lane Sarasota, FL 34240.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.