Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Danney Krueger, 52, of Austin, died suddenly on Sept. 19, 2009.
He was born on April 17, 1957 in Austin to Kenneth and Betty (Holgate) Kruger. Danney married Stephanie McKay on Dec. 24, 1981.
Danney is survived by his wife, Stephanie; children, Rachel (Matt), Kristy , Danielle, Justin (Nicole), Randi; mother, Betty; siblings, Sylvia, Linda, Dona (Kirk), Bernard, Toy Sue; “Papa’s special boys,” Michael and Ryan; grandchildren, Daulton, Jazmine, Ethan, Dimitri, Dacia, Detrich, Deeann, Tanner, Colin; lifelong friends, Gary, Ronnie and Terry; many nieces and nephews and his beloved fat cat, “Stink.”
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth, and his grandparents, Catherine, George, Vivian and Dorothy.
A celebration of his life will be on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 at 12 p.m. at the Ruby Rupner Auditorium in the Hormel Nature Center. Jeans and a T-shirt are required.
In his life he was a welder, in his death he has become a teacher by donating his body to the University of Minnesota’s Anatomy Bequest Program to help educate future health care providers. His generosity extended beyond his life.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.