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Steven “Steve” M. Krueger

Steven “Steve” M. Krueger

Steven "Steve" M. Krueger age 40, of Quincy died on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:50 p.m. in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital. Steve was born June 12, 1977 in Evanston, IL, the son of Michael and Nellyne (Tcharanian) Krueger. He married Tara D. Reis on November 8, 2003 at Quincy University Chapel and she survives.

Steve was a Community Support Specialist at Mark Twain Behavioral Health in Hannibal, MO. He had previously worked at Transitions as a Community Support Worker. Steve graduated from Quincy University in 2000 with his B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice.

He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish.

Steve was a founding father of the Delta Tau Delta Iota Delta chapter at Quincy University. Steve was a loving, kind and generous family man and friend. He had a fun sense of humor and would light up a room with his presence. Steve loved playing poker, pool and his favorite video games. He enjoyed doing yardwork, working-out, spending summer days at the swimming pool, and spending time with his wife and two children. Steve was also an avid Cubs baseball fan. He cared deeply for the clients that he worked with as a Community Support Specialist.

Survivors include his wife Tara, and their children, Brock and Brooklynne Krueger all of Quincy.
His parents, Michael and Nellyne Krueger of Quincy; his mother and father in law, Gary and Maggie Reis of Quincy; His aunts and uncles, Darlene (Robert) Dilillo, Sr.; Kathleen (Robert) Kennedy; Keith (Elizabeth) Krueger; Patricia (Rick) Machun. Cousins, Suzanne (Janes) Pittacora; Robert (Heather) Dilillo, Jr. and John Krueger; great cousins, Vincent, Jacqueline and James Pittacora. His brothers and sisters-in-law Shane (Robin) Reis and Ryan (Molly) Reis all of Quincy; a niece and two nephews, Briella and Nixon Reis and Lucas Reis.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Maxine and Charles Krueger; George and Joan Tcharanian.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh.

Memorials are suggested to an Education Fund being established for Brock and Brooklynne Krueger.

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From:
Teresa Parker
Canton, MO
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Tara, you have my deepest sympathy at your loss. You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Denny Meyer
Quincy, IL
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I'm so sorry for your loss. May God shower you with his love and bring you comfort and peace. Love you guys.
From:
Linda Anemone
Quincy, IL
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My deepest sympathy to family and friends. May you find comfort in Gods love. May Steve Rest In Peace with out Lord.
From:
Jane Peterson
Quincy, IL
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May the angels carry him into paradise, So sorry for the loss of your love.
From:
Teresa Paben
Ursa, IL
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My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.
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Shelli Hoffman
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
From:
Sue Pittacora
Western Springs, IL
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Rest in peace my sweet cousin. We will love you forever.
From:
Angie Sass
Quincy, IL
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Tara, am so sorry for you and the kids, may the Lord put his hands upon you and the family.Always thoughts and prayers .
From:
Chris Kelley
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We’re thinking of Steve, Tara, and the whole family. Deepest sympathy and fond memories.
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Patti Kelly
Camas, WA
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My heart goes out to Tara and the kids, may God watch over them and
give peace....prayers are with the family...
From:
Judy Newman
Hannibal, MO
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I am so very sorry for your loss. Steve was a great co-worker and CSS and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
From:
Gaylah Sublette, MTBH Board
Kirksville, MO
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May your loved one, Steve, rest in peace and rise to glory. Prayers for Tara, Brock, Brooklynne, and family.
From:
Mary Ann Kroshinsky
Quincy, IL
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My son Carson is President of the Delt fraternity at Quincy University . Thank you to Steve for helping establish the fraternity. It’s been an amazing experience he and other Delts will be attending the visitation we are so sorry for your loss. Karl and Mary Ann Kroshinsky.
From:
Irene Hurt
Cedar Hill, MO
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Tara, I am so sorry and saddened to hear about the passing of Steve. Our prayers are with you, your children and your family. I know that there are no word that can ease the grief that you are feeling. This journey of grief is one that no one is ever prepared to take. Praying for strength and peace as you navigate these difficult days.
Irene and Marc
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Nan Blickhan
Quincy, IL
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Tara, there are no words to express the sorrow I feel for you and your family during this tragic time. May God bless you, comfort you and give you all peace.
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Pam Moller
Hannibal, MO
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We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
From:
Carolyn Schwener Danner & Kim
Quincy, IL
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Tara,
So sorry for your loss, You have our deepest sympathies,our thoughts and prayers are with you,your children and family. There are no words to lesson the pain and grief,May the lord and his angles wrap there wings around you all and comfort you in this time of need.
From:
Paulette Bozarth
Quincy, IL
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May God hold you all close and comfort you along this sad path. Such a loss of a good man-prayers for Steve and all the family.
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Elliott Butler
Hannibal, MO
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Wow, I was so surprised to hear this. I only knew Steve on a professional level, but he seemed to have a good heart and he was very good with the individuals that he supported. Prayers for the family.
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pat livingston
canton, MO
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Tara, I am here if you need me hun. Call anytime. (((hugs)))
From:
Trina Karl
Canton, MO
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Tara-
Dale and I are hoping your wonderful memories give you a little amount of peace during this sorrowful time. We're praying for you all.