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Ronald Kreitzer

June 15, 1931 — September 5, 2018

Gibson City - Ronald ‘Ron' D. Kreitzer, 87, of Gibson City, passed away at 7:13 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

A Celebration of Life will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City with Pastor Jim Davis of The Gibson City American Lutheran Church officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to his service at the funeral home.

Burial of Cremains will be in Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City following the service. Full Military Rites will be accorded by Lee Lowery American Legion Post 568. Memorials may be directed to Gibson City Rotary Club for the North Park Playground Project where his
great-grandchildren love to play.

Ron was born on June 15, 1931 in Ellsworth, Illinois, a son of Clem and Elsie Razor Kreitzer. He married Carol Greenlee on February 6, 1955 in Anchor, Illinois.

Surviving is his loving wife of 63 years, Carol Kreitzer of Gibson City; children, David (Dawn) Kreitzer of Brooks, Minnesota, Debra (Gary) McCullough of Gibson City, Laura (Lee) Hockersmith of St. Joseph, Scott (Bobbi) Kreitzer of Mahomet, Michael (Cami) Kreitzer of Fisher; grandchildren, Shannon (Sheila) Kreitzer of Streator, Jesse (Jessica) Kreitzer of El Paso, Frank (Casey) McCullough of Gibson City, Ashley (Patrick) Morris of Gibson City, Logan Kreitzer of Mahomet, Lindy (Andrew) Dillavou of Champaign, Brad Hockersmith of St. Joseph, Brooke Hockersmith of Ogden and John Kreitzer of Brooks, MN; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Donald.

Ron proudly served in the United States Army, a veteran of the Korean War. He later farmed with his father for many years in the Anchor area. He was employed at the Bank of Gibson for many years as a custodian, retiring in 2008.

He was known for his love of gardening and his beautiful flowers.

Ron was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be truly missed.

Family Will Receive Friends

SEP 22. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Celebration of Life

SEP 22. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

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