Glen E. Kruger Jr.

Glen E. Kruger Jr., 61, of Kent, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Robinson Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 18, 1952 in Ravenna, to Glen E. and Jo Ann (Muenzmay) Kruger Sr. Glen retired after 29 years of service as a Firefighter/EMT-A for the City of Kent and was employed at Tree City Electric for 40 years. He was a member and Past President IAFF #721. Glen was extremely caring always giving his time to help those that needed help.

He is survived by his wife, Chris Kruger, whom he married on September 13, 1980; sons, Mat Kruger of Kent and Glen (Devon) Kruger III of Kent; daughter, Christina (Matthew) Byers of Ravenna; five grandchildren; nine nieces and nephews; brother, Kim Kruger of Kent; sisters, Penny Kruger of Tallmadge and Kyna (Michael) Rose of Aurora. He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Kruger Sr.

Calling hours will be held 1-4 PM and 6-9 PM Thursday, January 30th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, January 31st at with Rev. Douglas Denton officiating. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Kent Firefighters Association Local 721, 320 S. DePeyster Street, Kent, OH 44240.

(RC 1-28 & 29-14)

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  • To my Life Long Best Sis , Kyna..  and Momma Jo, Penny, Kim, and Chris and families......

    May God comfort you.. hold you in his arms and let you know Jr, is with him, in a much better place than we are now.   Life is too short, love deeply and forgive.  We love you!

    Cindi, John and  Lois  Fidler