Age 80, known to all as “Charley” passed away on December 2, 2011. He was born September 17, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Charles C. and Gertrude W. Krueger (nee Klotz). He graduated from Redford High School in 1949 and in 1953 from Michigan State University in East Lansing.
He is survived by his wife Carolyn M. Krueger (nee Hill) whom he married on September 6, 1952. He is also survived by sons Charles W. and Robert C. (LEE ANN Overhiser) and daughter Karen M. (John) Zimmerman (nee Krueger). He had four cherished grandchildren Cody Krueger, Carolyn, Elizabeth and Jack Zimmerman.
Mr. Krueger was Vice President of Engineering at McIntosh Division of Masco Industries. He retired following 34 years of service. Formerly he had been with General Motors. Charley was a member of Fellowship Presbyterian Church of Livonia, a First Lieutenant of the U.S. Air Force, the Society of Automotive Engineers, Redford Metropolitan Lodge #152 F&AM, Moslem Shriners, Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the MSU Alumni Association. His hobby was woodworking and many family members and friends have the projects he made with loving care. His Memorial Service was held Wednesday, December 7 at Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Livonia with Reverend Dr. James N. McGuire officiating. Interment at Rural Hill Cemetery in Northville. Memorial donations may be made to Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 16360 Hubbard Rd., Livonia, MI 48154. Share memories with Charley’s family at: www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com