Max C. Krueger, 83, of Berlin Heights, died on Oct. 7, 2013 at Mill Manor Care Center in Vermilion.
He was born on July 1, 1930 in Berlin Heights and has lived here his entire life. He was a 1948 graduate of Berlin Heights High School. He graduated from Bowling Green State University. He was a lifelong farmer and also owned and operated Krueger Insurance in Berlin Heights for 50 years. He was a 60 year member of the Townsend Masonic Lodge, a member of the Oxford Twp. Grange, Berlin Heights Kiwanis, serving as District Lt. Governor for two years, Berlin-Milan School Board, Erie County Farm Bureau Hilltop Council, and the Erie County Fair Board. Max was also a lifelong member of the Berlin Heights Congregational United Church of Christ. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, and spending his winters down in Florida.
He is survived by his children, Joanne Grech, of Berlin Heights, Carl (Kimberly) Krueger, of Berlin Heights, Mary (Mark) Crowell, of Kansas City, MO, Janice Krisha, of Berlin Heights, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia (Robinson), his second wife Laurice (Leimbach), his parents Clarence and Thelma (Alspach) Krueger, and his mother and father-in-law Glen and Marie Robinson.
Friends may call on Friday, October 12, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South Street, Berlin Heights. Masonic services will be held on Friday at 8:00 pm. Services will be held on Saturday October 12, at 11:00 am at the Berlin Heights Congregational Church on Main Street in Berlin Heights. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Berlin Heights Congregational Church.