Eddie Eugene Krebs of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne, Indiana at the age of 81.
He was born on May 18, 1938 in Warsaw, Indiana to Garnet Lavon (Wood) Krebs and Elmer John Krebs. On August 26, 1960 he was married to Anita Doreen (Anders) Krebs, who survives.
Eddie was a 1956 graduate of Warsaw High School, and he served in the Army National Guard for many years. He worked for over 40 years for Dalton Foundry in Warsaw as the superintendent of processing retiring in 1993. After retirement he always kept busy, he especially loved to do yard work, delivered Meals on Wheels, and also made his services available to drive cancer patients to their appointments. Eddie was a past member of Warsaw Church of God, where he worked the sound system and most recently, he had been attending Warsaw Community Church. Eddie lived a full life and will be dearly missed by his family and countless friends.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Anita Doreen Krebs (Warsaw, Indiana); daughter: Lori Krebs Riley (Warsaw, Indiana); son: Kevin Eugene Krebs (Warsaw, Indiana); granddaughter: Jennifer Craig (High Point, North Carolina); and his great-grandson: Elias Craig (High Point, North Carolina). Also surviving are his brother: Richard (Ruby) Krebs (Warsaw, Indiana); sister: Nancy Coffing (Gloucester, Virginia); and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 14, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.
Eddie’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Pastor Ronnie Patrick and Pastor Jamy Gregory. Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240 and would be appreciated by the family.
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