Steven A. Kruger

February 3, 1952 ~ April 16, 2022 (age 70)


Steve A. Kruger, 70, loving husband and father, of New Hartford, Iowa, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, April 16, 2022, after a valiant battle with cancer. Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. until time of memorial service at 10:30 a.m. at Colfax Center Presbyterian Church in rural Holland, Iowa. Inurnment will follow at the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Steve was born on February 3, 1952, to his parents Orlen and Dorothea (Woodard) Kruger in Grundy Center. He attended Dike high School and Wartburg College.

Steve met Shelia (Nelson) Kruger in Utah and together they moved to New Hartford to help care for his mother, Dorothea. He was dearly loved by his friends, family, and acquaintances alike, who will continue to honor his legacy by living life to the fullest.

Steve is survived by his loving wife Sheila (Nelson) Kruger of New Hartford, Iowa; brother Daryl (Eleni) Kruger of Denver, Colorado; children Megan (Josh) Dugan of Phoenix, Arizona and Ryan (Shalee) Kruger of Garber, Iowa; grandchildren Joshua and Chase Dugan of Phoenix, Arizona, Chevelle Kruger of Garber, Iowa; and Shelia’s children Natalie, Holly Jane, Jodi Ann and their families. A special thanks to Allen Hospital Hospice team, and a loving thanks to his friends John Brocka and Jerry and Dee Dietrich. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister Judy Ann; and brother Lynn Kruger. 

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April 30, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Colfax Center Presbyterian Church (Holland, Iowa)

Memorial Service
April 30, 2022

10:30 AM
Colfax Center Presbyterian Church (Holland, Iowa)

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