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David A. Kreutzer

December 21, 1937 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 84)


David A. Kreutzer, age 84, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI went to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, January 3rd, 2022 at his home surrounded by family & friends.


Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at St Luke's Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids.  Rev. Dr. Carlton Andersen will officiate.  Entombment will be at Forest Hill Mausoleum.  Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. prior to services on Saturday, January 8.


David was born in 1937 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to John Michael and Anna (Swartout) Kreutzer.  He married Sharon Finup on July 4, 1957 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.


David graduated from Lincoln High School.  He worked at the family business Kreutzer Brother's and while in high school worked at Preway followed by Felkers House of Heating.  David also completed an electrical apprenticeship of which he used in his combined 38 years of service at the Nekoosa & Port Edwards Mills where he retired from in 2000.  


David had many hobbies including woodworking, cooking, traveling the country with his wife, shopping for deals and coin & stamp collecting.  David had a kind heart, loved all animals (except for squirrels) and found great joy in their cats.  He enjoyed volunteering much of his time at his church, St. Luke's, serving on property care and veterans of the cross and attending many church Bible Studies.  David loved his family and found great delight in the Wednesday night family supper tradition for nearly three decades. He made a point to be very active in the lives of his son, grandchildren and great grandchildren.         


David is survived by his grandchildren, Joshua (Shanna) Kreutzer and Jessica (Johnathon) Kroening; great-grandchildren: Kaden, Kayla and Kendra Kreutzer and Madelyn and Colton Kroening; daughter-in-law, Julie Kreutzer (fiancé Tim Haferman); sister-in-law, Marilyn (Paul James) Hepp; and many nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his loving wife Sharon J. (Finup) Kreutzer and devoted son, David M. Kreutzer; parents John M. and Anna Kreutzer; father and mother-in-law Lenoard and Elizabeth Finup; and brother and sisters; John A. Kreutzer, Ruth (Bernard) Janskivich, Frances (Ray) Olsen, and Richard (Rita) Kreutzer.


Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids is honored to be assisting the family.


The family would like to thank Badger State Health and Heartland Hospice staff for the exceptional and heartfelt care they provided.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Luke's Lutheran Church designated to the Veterans of the Cross and South Wood County Humane Society in David's honor.


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Funeral Service
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Luke s Lutheran Church (Wisconsin Rapids, Seattle, Florida)

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