Krueger, Gordon Edwin, formerly of Greendale passed away Saturday October 13th, 2012 at age 82 from a 10-year battle with Dementia. He married Audrey Dallman on August 15, 1947. This year they celebrated their 65th anniversary. He is the father of Karen Krueger (Michael Smith), Kurt Krueger (Stephanie), Douglas Krueger (Lisa), Kelly Nesemann (David). He is the grandfather of Kristin Terdik (Marc) and Joshua Smith (Tomoyo Yasuda); Bryan Krueger and Stacy Krueger; Brent Krueger and Courtney Krueger (Tillman Edwards); Alex Nesemann and Claire Nesemann. He is the great-grandfather of Lydia and Lena Terdik; Ana Krueger; Tillman, Caelynn, Caleigh and Tyler Edwards.
Gordon was an entrepreneur and owned several businesses throughout this life. He owned Gordon's TV & Appliance in Milwaukee for 12 years from 1954 to 1966 and then in 1966 he opened Gordon Furniture in Milwaukee which was in business for 30 years.
One of his greatest pleasures was flying his airplane. He held his pilot's license for 41 years and flew all over the US for business and fun trips with family and friends. He also loved to downhill ski, play golf and play tennis. He was a frequent visitor to Las Vegas and loved to try his hand at the crap tables.
Gordon spent the last 8 years of his life living at The Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa and then at The Congregational Home in Brookfield. Thank you to the staff at The Lutheran Home and The Congregational Home for the excellent care of our loved one.
No services will be held per Gordon's wishes so please hold your memories of him dearly in your heart.
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