Rev. Robert L. “Bob” Krueger, age 68 of Sabula, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021 at his home. A private family service will be held Thursday, April 1st at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Sterling Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family to be donated to a cause of their choice.
Pastor Bob, as he was known, was born in Paducah, Kentucky on October 21, 1952, the son of Marvin and Melva (Hilgeman) Krueger. He graduated from Flanagan High School in Flanagan, IL where he played football and wrestled. He graduated from Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, and received his Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Seminary in Dubuque. Bob married Marcella “Marty” Muller on May 24, 1975 in rural Holland, Iowa. Pastor Bob’s first calling was to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Audubon, Iowa. He came to Calvary Lutheran Church in Sabula in 1981 and retired in 2014. His family and faith were everything to him. Bob was a talented model railroader. He spent many hours working on his personal railroad, as well as helping to build a model railroad at the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center. Bob could fix anything and loved to re-purpose items. He followed the Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, and the Illini.
Bob is survived by his wife, Marty; his children, Sandy (Jeff) Kreinbring of Solon, IA and Daniel (Kimberly) Krueger of Clinton, IA; and 5 grandchildren who adored him: Claire and Natalie Kreinbring; Kiara, Brynlee, and Kyler Krueger. He was preceded in death by his parents. Online
condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.