Date of BirthJuly 19, 1926

Harold Kreuser Obituary

Date of BirthJuly 19, 1926

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Date of DeathNovember 02, 2016

Harold Kreuser Obituary

from Chicago, Wisconsin, United States

Harold F. "Babe" Kreuser Harold F. "Babe" Kreuser, 90, of Kenosha passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, Harold was born on July 18, 1926, the son of the late Edwin H. and Minnie (Waldow) Kreuser. He was educated in local schools and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School. Harold entered the U.S. Army on Nov. 22, 1944, until his honorable discharge on May 27, 1947. He served in the Philippines and Japan. He was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Occupation of Japan and World War II Victory Medal. On Jan. 20, 1951, he married La Verne E. Barth at Trinity Lutheran Church in Racine, Wis. He worked for Canteen Vending Corp. for 31 years and retired from the Chicago Truck Drivers Union on Jan. 1, 1984. He belonged to Trinity Lutheran Church, Kenosha, and is a "Life Member" of the V.F.W. Post 1865. He was also a member of Masonic Unity Lodge 367 F&AM, where he was Secretary for over 20 years. Harold is survived by his wife La Verne and three children, Diane Carlson of Kenosha, Linda (Frank) Peterson of Las Vegas, and Jim (Jane) Kreuser of Kenosha; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and his brother, Ronald W. Kreuser of Alma, Florida. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Edwin; granddaughter, Angela N. Peterson; and his brother, Arnold Kreuser. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Trinity Lutheran Church (Unified Fund), 7104 - 39th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142, or to The Salvation Army, Kenosha. Funeral services will be held at Proko Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. Interment with full military honors will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. (with a Masonic Service to be held at 7:30 p.m.) and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Proko Funeral Home & Crematory 5111 60th St. 262 654 3533 Visit Babe's Online Memorial Book www.prokofuneralhome.com