THOMAS GEORGE KRUG VALPARAISO, IN Thomas, more recently of Valparaiso, IN entered into eternal life with his Lord and Savior while surrounded by family, on December 31, 2012. Born on December 23, 1925, he enjoyed every moment of life but especially time spent with his wife of 61 years who survives, Anne; and his children: Thomas Gerard Krug (Lorraine) of Linden, NJ, John A. Krug, MS., PT (Candy) of Valparaiso, IN, and Maryanne Krug, P.T. of Valparaiso, IN; seven treasured grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Krug; and four siblings: Al, Margaret Browne, Mary Konicki, and Dorothy Colicchio. Born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ, Thomas was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in WWII upon the LST 671. Upon his discharge he worked for New Jersey Bell Telephone Company for nearly 40 years and was actively involved with the Telephone Pioneers. He was also active in his church, St. Michael's in Elizabeth, N.J. Upon retirement he relocated to Pawley's Island, South Carolina where he and his wife resided for twenty-three years. There he enjoyed as much golf as possible and became a Fourth Degree Knight with The Knights of Columbus at Precious Blood of Christ Church, Pawley's Island, SC. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 509 W. Division Road, Valparaiso with Rev. Douglas Mayer officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 PM, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe Street, Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 509 W. Division Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46385. To sign a guestbook for Thomas, please visit www.bartholomew newhard.com.
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Bartholomew Funeral Home - Valparaiso
102 E. Monroe St. Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Jan. 3, 2013