Elroy G Krebsbach
Jan. 19, 1935 - Apr. 19, 2019
Elkhart Lake, WI
Funeral Service:
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019
2:00pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019
12:00pm - 1:45pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019
2:45pm
St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
North Madison St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Vigil Service:
Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019
7:00pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014


Elroy G Krebsbach
Elkhart Lake, WI

Elroy G Krebsbach, age 84, died on April 19, 2019 at North Haven Assisted Living in Stevens Point.

He was Born on January 19, 1935, at home in Quinney (Town of Stockbridge), WI. Son of William and Martha (Buechel) Krebsbach. Elroy married Rosemary Bittner on February 23, 1957 at Ft Meade in Maryland. Elroy was a Vietnam veteran, spending 21 years in the Air Force. Elroy and his family moved to Cerritos, California, for the next phase of his life. In 2004, Elroy and Rosemary had their retirement home built Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, where he eventually retired. 

In 1953, Elroy went into the U.S. Air Force. Throughout Elroy’s Air Force career, he and his family lived and traveled to many states and countries. Upon his retiring from the Air Force in May of 1974, he and his family took a slow trek in their RV from New Jersey to California where he landed a job in the aerospace industry. Elroy worked for Sperry Rand and Rockwell (The Boeing Company) for a combinded 22 years. That was when Elroy decided that he wanted to have less manager oversite and became a drive/instructor driver for Schneider International trucking which later lead him to become an owner operator of his own company.

Elroy and Rosemary would travel all around the United State with his truck and on occasion they would take their grandchildren with them to share in their travels. After his retirement from truck driving, Elroy would help out his daughter with her company on delivery parts.

Elroy’s free time included: playing cards, raising his two favorite dogs, horses, gardening, building items around the home, traveling, conversing with the many special friends he acquired during his military and civilian career.

Survivors include: his children: Candus (John) Stewart, Randolph (Jeannette) Krebsbach, Jerome Krebsbach, Teresa Runyan: Eight grandchildren: Dr. Heather, Jessica & Crystal Stewart, Janelle (Marisa) & William (Melissa) Krebsbach, Jennifer (Tim), Joshua & Audrey (Lucas) Runyan. Four great grandchildren: Kendyl Krebsbach, Emma Woodall, Harley Christensen and Liam Hinton. One sister: Rosanna Roehrig. Four sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Schmitting, Susan Koehler, Delores Blahnik, and Madlyn Bittner. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Elroy was preceded in death by his wife (Rosemary), his parents; his brothers: Erwin Krebsbach, Wilmer Krebsbach, Cyril Krebsbach; his sister: Rita Endries.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with Deacon Dennis Bennin officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Chilton.  Visitation will be held at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019 and on Sunday at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until 1:45 pm.  A vigil service will be held at the close of the visitation on Saturday evening at the funeral home.  
Our sympathy to the Krebsbach family. We join you in spirit on this day of farewell to your father.

Elaine Hanby (Cousin) - Apr. 28, 2019


Dad I have remembering all the time talking, traveling and how much fun we had as a family you will be deeply missed and love.

Candus Stewart (Daughter ) - Apr. 23, 2019


So many memories hard to Because of chi ice to go military gave me so many adventures and memories, couldn't ask for a better father. Daddy I love you and will miss you every day for the rest of my life. Till we meet again.

Teresa Runyan (Daughter ) - Apr. 21, 2019


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