Kurt Kruger

March 16, 1953 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 66)

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Kurt K. Kruger, 66, of Cromwell, IN passed away at 2:29 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at his home.  He was born on March 16, 1953 in Warsaw, IN to Loren & Betty (Barker) Kruger.

He graduated from Wawasee High School in 1971 and was a lifetime Kosciusko / Noble County area resident.  He formerly owned and operated Kruger’s Jewelry in Ligonier, Goshen, & Elkhart, IN and Cruiser’s in North Webster, IN.  He was a talented musician and played with many local bands, including Short Term Memories, The Relics, and The Night Shift.

He was a member of the Clunette United Methodist Church in Clunette, IN and the American Legion Post 253 in North Webster.  

He is survived by:

Daughter – Keri (Adam) Whitmer of North Manchester, IN

2 Sons – Kurt (Jennifer) Kruger Jr. of Pierceton, IN and Chad (Rachel) Kruger of Silver Lake, IN

6 Grandchildren – Annika Whitmer, Hunter Dillon, Evan Kruger, Tarren Kruger, Elise Kruger, & Kaylee Kruger

Sister – Kay (Yut) Promkhieo of North Webster

Fiancé – Linda Ozier of Claypool, IN

He was preceded in death by his parents and son – Kris Kruger.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N, North Webster. A memorial service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in the funeral home with Rev. Dudley W. Waites officiating.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Kurt Kruger Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, P.O Box 72, North Webster, IN 46555. To send condolences to the family in memory of Kurt Kruger, please visit

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February 5, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
8056 E. 500N P.O. Box 72
North Webster, IN 46555

Memorial Service
February 6, 2020

10:30 AM
Owen Family Funeral Home - North Webster
St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500N
North Webster, IN 46555

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