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AMerican Veteran 11

Stephen Darrell Krueger

August 19, 1954 ~ May 15, 2019 (age 64)

Stephen D. Krueger, age 64, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 1:40 pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Pastor David Krueger officiating.

Mr. Krueger was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and a member of Zion United Church of Christ. Stephen was an avid pool player and was a member of the APA.

Stephen is survived by his daughter, Shannon Dassing and husband Jeffrey; three grandchildren, Logan, Mackenzie and Chloe Dassing; two sisters, Alma Creekmur and Barb Lindsey; two brothers, Loren E. Krueger and Ronnie Krueger; several nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, “Tootsie”.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loren and Edna Mae (Schmidt) Krueger.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis.

Memorial contributions may be given in Stephen’s name to Project Hope PO Box 125 Metropolis, IL 62960 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.  Online condolences may be left at

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