Donald D. Krug, 88, of Cameron, IL, formerly of Kirkwood, IL, passed away at 8:19 pm, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth IL.
Don was born February 10, 1932 in Pinckneyville, IL, the son of Henry and Emma (Schmalriede) Krug. He was raised and educated in Kirkwood and graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1950.
Don served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1952-1953.
He married Caroline J. Higgins on April 18, 1953 in Lake Bluff, IL; she survives.
Don farmed in the Kirkwood area on the End-O-Lane Farm for more than 15 years. He also worked at Central Feed and Produce for 20 years as the Fertilizer Manager, and Crop Production Service for 3 years. Don owned and operated “The Knot Hole” woodworking business for 10 years. Don was a member and Elder of the Kirkwood Westminster Presbyterian Church, and a former member of the Yorkwood School Board. He was an avid reader, enjoyed salmon fishing in Wisconsin, and loved spending time with family and friends on Washington Island, WI and Lakeside Village in Hobe Sound, FL.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline Krug of Monmouth, IL; his children, Dean (Kathy) Krug of Platte City, MO, Cheryl (Dennis) Bulat of Elkhorn, WI, Crystal (Thomas) Sargent of Cameron, IL; grandchildren, Tara (Rob) Carr, Darren (Bobbi) Krug, Justin (Carrie) Luppino, Garret (Sara) Luppino, Bryan (Cindy) Bulat, Kelly Drake, Jamie (Adam) Bulat, T.J. (Kate) Sargent, Cate (Garrett) Scholl, Cori Sargent; fourteen great grandchildren, and one niece and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Dale Thomas Krug and sister, Marjorie Phelps.
Cremation rites have been accorded. No visitation or services are planned at this time. Memorials can be made to Kirkwood Westminster Presbyterian Church or the American Heart Association, and can be left at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home.
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