John "Jack" Kreitz (1921 - 2018)

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  • "The life of Jack Kreitz moved me when I read his obituary..."
    - Lee Boutell

June 19, 1921 -
September 29, 2018

John "Jack" Kreitz died on September 29, 2018 of age related causes. He was born June 19, 1921 to Roy and Gae Kreitz in Austin, MN. He married Grace Reinbold February 20, 1943 in Syracuse, IN. Grace passed away in February 2001. Jack is survived by his son, Jon Kreitz and his wife Carolyn. He leaves two Granddaughters, Michelle and Ashley and two Great-grandsons, Ryden and Knoxton.

Jack was a flight commander in the Air Force in Italy during WWII flying 35 combat missions in B-24s. He served in the USAF from 1943 until 1967 when he retired as a Lt. Col. In 1967 he became chairman of the Business Department at Lane Community College and retired in 1987.

Private burial services will be at Willamette National Cemetery. Arrangements are being made by Autumn Funerals, Cremation & Burial or Tigard, OR; see Tribute Page on website: www.AutumnCares.com. Memorial contributions may be made to a .

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Published in Eugene Register-Guard on Oct. 7, 2018
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