V. Burton Kreis, age 90, of Claypool, Indiana passed away at 1:42 PM on Monday, September 28, 2015 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. He was born November 24, 1924 in Silver Lake, IN to Frank and Florence (Perry) Kreis.
He faithfully served his country in the United State Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 as a Bombardier, Staff Sergeant with the 351st Bomb Group in the European Theater of Operations A lifetime Kosciusko County resident he was President of Country Fiberglass, Claypool. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #49 of Warsaw.
He is survived by a daughter Beverly (spouse Garry) Miller of Claypool, IN and a son Greg Kreis of Talma, IN. Furthermore, two grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren survive. One sister, five brothers and one grandson preceded him.
Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool with Chaplain Roy Blake officiating. Warsaw American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1126 will render military honors. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with arrangements.