Lawrence Ernest Krueger

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 23, 2009

Lawrence Ernest Krueger died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at River Region Medical Center. He was 72.

Mr. Krueger moved to Vicksburg in 1955. He worked for the Vicksburg Fire Department, retiring as a captain. He also retired from Vicksburg Parks and Recreation as a supervisor, and he owned and operated Krueger Tree Removal for 30 years.

He was a loving, caring and supportive husband, father and grandfather and a friend to all.

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He is survived by his wife, Ruby B. Krueger of Vicksburg; three daughters, Cindy K. Blades, Debora K. Kinnebrew and Paula K. McNemar, all of Vicksburg; four sisters, Mable Monk of Baton Rouge, Mary Doss of Huntsville, Ala., Ann Pettit of Charlotte, N.C., and Florence Mueller of Ostego, Mich.; and five grandchildren, Cory McNemar, Casy McNemar, Krista K. Guynes, Lawren Boolos and Skylar Blades.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Winkler officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Frank Bliss, Aaron Bliss, Mobrey Parker, Earnest Parker, Donny Guynes and Clarence Lanier.

Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Firefighters Association, P.O. Box 1507, Brandon, MS 39040-1507, or to Refuge Church, formerly Vicksburg Church of God, 6202 Indiana Ave., Vicksburg, MS 39180.