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Robert Richard Krueger, 72, passed away at his home in Lake City, Minnesota, on January 12, 2021.

Robert was born on September 17, 1948, to Richard and Virginia Krueger in Chippewa Falls. He graduated from Colfax High School in 1967 and moved to Lake City in 1972. He worked for Federal Mogul in the maintenance department for 33 years, retiring in 2001. Robert married Vicki Barton on October 5, 1968, in Colfax.

Robert was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Lake City. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and driving to the Nelson Cheese Factory, and most of all, spending time with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his son, Mark (Barb) Krueger of Lake City; 4 grandchildren, Paige and Mya Krueger, Brittney Alsip, Shiloh Lemon; 9 great grandchildren; his brother, Ronald (Peg) Krueger of Colfax; sister-in-law Cindy (Dale) Sogla of Lake City; his girlfriend, Alice Richardson of Lake City.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Vicki; daughter, Michelle Smith; brother, Billy Kruger.

A graveside service was held January 15, 2021, at Oakwood Cemetery in Lake City.

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