Dennis C. Krueger

August 7, 1952 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Dennis Krueger Obituary

  Leaf River, IL, Dennis C. Krueger, age 71, passed away on Friday December 29, 2023, at home in Leaf River, IL.  Dennis was born on August 7, 1952, in Rochelle, IL; the son of Curtis C. and Lorraine (Allen).  He graduated from Mount Morris High School class of 1970, Mount Morris, IL. 

  Dennis enlisted in the Army right after high school and then served in Vietnam, where he was awarded a purple heart. After his honorary discharge from the Army, he was proudly a part of the U.S Army reserves, where he was a helicopter pilot until his retirement. His years in the reserves enabled him to become a Loss Control Specialist for Cigna, ACE USA, and CHUBB Insurances until his retirement in 2016.

Dennis married Tena (Wells) in 1989 and celebrated their nuptials at the Kentucky Derby.

Dennis is survived by his wife Tena; Daughter, Megan (Nate) Hilton of Faribault, MN; son Curtis Krueger of Fort Atkinson, WI; one grandson, Jareth Lee Hilton of Faribault, MN; brothers Jeffrey (Malinda) Krueger of Royalton, IL; David Krueger of Mount Morris, IL; Jim (Risa) Krueger of Byron, IL; and sister Mary Lou (Gary) Meier of Milledgeville, IL.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis C. and Lorraine.

Services will be on Friday, January 5, 2024, at 7:00 pm with a visitation at 6 PM prior to the service, in Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mt. Morris, IL.

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January 5, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Finch Funeral & Crematory
405 East Hitt Street
Mount Morris, IL 61054

Funeral Service
January 5, 2024

7:00 PM
Finch Funeral & Crematory
405 East Hitt Street
Mount Morris, IL 61054


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