R. Timothy “Tim” Krueckeberg
R. Timothy “Tim” Krueckeberg

DECATUR, Ind. — R. Timothy “Tim” Krueckeberg, 66, of Decatur, Adams County, Ind., died at 6:44 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his residence following an apparent cardiac event.

He was born May 15, 1947, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to the late Edgar Krueckeberg and Leonora (Bruick) Krueckeberg.

Tim was united in marriage to Norma Kraner on Nov. 20, 1970, in Van Wert, Ohio.


Tim was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Decatur, and American Legion Post 43 in Decatur. He retired from B.F. Goodrich after 42 ½ years of employment. He also helped Leonard Thieme on the farm … which was a great enjoyment for him.

Among his hobbies, he enjoyed fishing with Tami and grandkids, Indiana University basketball, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, antique tractors, playing cards, and attending the many extracurricular events his grandchildren were involved.

Survivors include his wife: Norma Krueckeberg of Decatur; two daughters: Tina (Neil) Slusher and Tami (Heath) Reidenbach, both of Decatur; brother: Gary Krueckeberg of Utah, and two grandchildren: Bailey Slusher and Brevin Slusher.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Decatur. The Rev. David Koeneman will officiate. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

Preferred memorial is Immanuel Lutheran Church in Decatur, American Legion Post 43, or donor’s choice.

For complete obituary information and to sign the on-line guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.