Robert E. “Rob” Krueger Jr., 70, Wausau, died Friday October 8, 2021, at home under the care of his family and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
He was born August 10, 1951, in Wausau, son of the late Robert E. Krueger Sr. and Shirley (Johnson) Krueger. On May 23, 1987, he married Susan Gau in Virginia. She survives.
Rob was a graduate of UW Madison with a degree Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He had been employed with IBM in Virginia for 12 years before returning to Wausau. While here, he had been employed with Wausau Financial and later with County Materials Corporation.
Among his favorite pastimes, he enjoyed model railroading, old motorcycles and was a member of the American Motorcycle Association. Rob enjoyed the outdoors, was an accomplished woodworker, creative and was always there to lend a hand when needed.
Survivors include his wife, Susan; two sons, Isaac Krueger and Ethan Krueger; three sisters, Kathy (Roger) Sheppard, Rome, Georgia, Mary (Tony) Borchardt, Wausau and Nancy (Ron Grabko) Krueger, Wausau.
Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday October 15, 2021 at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth St., Wausau. Rev Joy Nelson-Jeffers will officiate. Visitation will be on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the Sixth Street funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.