Gerard “Jerry” A. Kroeger, 90, of Delphos, passed away from natural causes at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Vancrest of Delphos. He was born March 23, 1930 in Delphos, OH to Edwin A. and Lauretta (Beckman) Kroeger. They preceded him in death. In September 1960, he was united in marriage to Rose Mary Coward who passed away in August of 1978. He was then united in marriage to Judith Burnett on March 3, 1979. She survives in Delphos.
Jerry is survived by son, Michael (Christa) Kroeger of Delphos; daughter, Roberta “Robbie” (Jeffrey) McVicker of Colmbus, OH; a sister, Janelle (Ed) Friedrich; eight grandchildren, David, Lauren, and Timothy McVicker, Victoria “Tori” (Bryan) Allen, Mark Kroeger, Melania, Maddox, and Mason Kroeger; one great-grandson, Liam Allen. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, three sons, David, Frank, and Edwin Kroeger; two sisters, Mary Ellen Warnecke, and Lenore Klausing.
Jerry was a farmer. He worked for Federal Mogul for 22 years as a press operator. He also delivered the Delphos Herald for 10 years to the Landeck and Spencerville area. He loved to work around the farm. Jerry was a gentle and quiet soul who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Private services will be held at a later date.
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