Obituary for Jerry Arlo Kreger


Jerry Arlo Kreger

Jerry Arlo Kreger, age 80, of Pierceton, Indiana passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:20 PM in Lincolnshire Place, Fort Wayne. He was born on May 12, 1939 in Fort Wayne to Kenneth and Hazel (Peek) Kreger.

He has been a Pierceton resident since 1959. On October 19, 1957 he was united in marriage to Joyce Gross in Pierceton, Indiana. During his life he worked as a Truck Driver for South Whitley Trucking and Consolidated Freightways. Jerry was also a Bus Driver for Whitko Community Schools as well as owner and operator of Kreger Repair Handyman Service. He was a member of the Pierceton Presbyterian Church for 62 years where he was a Deacon and Elder. Other memberships include; Pierceton Masonic Lodge #377, where he was a Life Member as well as holding the office of Past Master (twice), and Secretary; Ft. Wayne Valley Scottish Rite 33rd degree Master Mason; Mizpah Shrine, Ft. Wayne (SAMSAR Member); Kosciusko County Shrine Club, Past President and Mini Bike Club; Eastern Star O.E.S. #88 of Warsaw; Jerry was also a member of the Pierceton Volunteer Fire Department, where he was a 50 year member and once served as Captain.

He is survived by his wife; Joyce Kreger of Pierceton, children; Jerry F. Kreger of Pierceton, Susan (Gregory) Peck of Leo, IN, daughter-in-laws; Cynthia A. Kreger of Pierceton and Laura Kreger of Cary, NC, grandchildren; Chase, Shelby, Marybeth, Kelsey, Holly, Jilliann, and Ryan, 5 great-grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son; Rex D. Kreger, one brother; Neil Kreger, and two sisters; Rita Kreger and Sonia Myers.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a 33 Degree Carnation Service and a Masonic Memorial Service at 7:30 PM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Chaplain Lewis Collier will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

Memorial Contributions may be made to:
Pierceton Presbyterian Church
309 S. 1st St.
Pierceton, Indiana 46562
OR
Mizpah Shrine Temple Hospital
Transportation Fund
1015 Memorial Way
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

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