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Aubrey F. ‘Bud’ Kriegermeier

Aubrey F. ‘Bud’ Kriegermeier, 89, Woodstock, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, surrounded by his family.

He was born Jan. 22, 1924, in High Hill, Mo., to William and Mary (Fenslage) Kriegermeier. He grew up in Moulton, Iowa.

He served two years as a Fireman First Class in the Division 6 submarine service in World War II in the South Pacific, and six months in the Atlantic Theatre on Patrol E Scout.

On June 28,1945, he married Alice Conn in Kansas City, Mo.

He and his wife lived in Runnells, Iowa; Newton, Iowa; Centerville, Iowa; Des Plaines; Unionville, Iowa; and Woodstock.

He was an avid sportsman and held the skeet shooting record at Fort Sheridan with 298 out of 300 shots. He loved woodworking and created many beautiful pieces for those he loved.

He served as Scoutmaster to Troop 114 in Des Plaines and also as Sunday school superintendent at the Unionville Baptist Church. He was employed as a mechanic and rental manager and was also the service manager at Vaughn Chevrolet and Cadillac in Ottumwa, Iowa. He retired in 1992.

He was a member of Post 407 of the American Legion and a member of the Unionville Baptist Church.

He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Stuart (Linda), Barry (Pat) and Steve (Elisabeth); seven grandchildren, Stuart Kriegermeier Jr., Chicago, Eric (Kristy Poteete) Kriegermeier, Wheaton, Brynne (Christian) Sutton, Houston, Ross Kriegermeier, Woodstock, Stephanie Kriegermeier, Schaumburg, Dr. Alyssa (fiancé Daniel Tobon) Kriegermeier, Chicago, and Mike Kriegermeier, Chicago; seven great-grandchildren, John, Pete, Kate and Tom Sutton, Houston, Thaís and Thalía Kriegermeier, Wheaton, and Ria Kriegermeier Pride, Schaumburg; a sister, Mary Ann Daugherty, Centerville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Carl Henry ‘Hank’, Dyer and Wayne Kriegermeier; and two sisters, Jane Childs and Julia Walls.

Visitation and a memorial service were Aug. 16 at Davenport Family Funeral Home, Crystal Lake.

Memorials can be sent to a charity of the donor’s choosing.

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