SPARTA - Charles A. Krueger went home to the Lord on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. He was 78 years old.
Charles was born in Chicago, Ill., to Alfred and Mae (Carrig) Krueger. He had resided in Lake Mohawk for the past 40 years. Charles served his country proudly with the U.S. Army and was injured during his service in the Korean War
. His last employment for 12 years, prior to retirement in 2005, was as the president of ISOWA North America of Franklin. He was a very active Communicant and Eucharistic Minister of Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church in Sparta. He was an enthusiastic member of the Lake Mohawk Golf Club and a former member of their Board of Governors as well as a former member of the Board of Advisors of the Knoll Heights Retirement Community.
Charles was predeceased by two sisters, Nancy McCaugherty and Mary Ann O'Brien. Surviving him is his beloved spouse, Carol (Guthardt) Krueger; a daughter, Julie Stolzer, and her husband, Dan, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a son, Timothy Krueger, and his companion, Betsy Devon, of Ada, Mich.; four grandchildren, Rachel and Hanna Stolzer and Richard and Brittany Devon; a sister, Theresa O'Shea, of Palos Heights, Ill.; and a brother, Kenneth Krueger, and his wife, Rita, of Cape Coral, Fla.
Family and friends are invited Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., to Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church, Sparta, with burial in Sparta Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are being accepted by the family to: "Partners in Faith Fund" c/o Our Lady of the Lake Church, 294 Newton-Sparta Road, Sparta, NJ 07871, attn: Ellen. For additional information, see www.goblefuneral.com