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Louis Krekel

Louis Richard "Rich" Krekel, Jr.

Thursday, July 8th, 1943 - Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Louis Richard “Rich” Krekel Jr, 76, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis “Louie” and Helen Kennedy Krekel.

Rich was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a graduate of Flaget High School and the University of Louisville. He spent his career in the chemical industry, working tirelessly to provide a wonderful life for his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Barbara Walker Krekel; adoring daughters, Elizabeth Morris (Nathan), Jennifer McKian (Daniel), and Susan Borgerding (Robert). He leaves behind 8 grandchildren that were the light of his life. He also leaves behind a brother, Kenny (Betty); brother-in-law, David (Kathy); and 3 loving sisters-in-law, Kathleen Triplett (Ray), Nancy Walker, and Jane Erny (Bert); and an amazing father-in-law, JD Walker.

Visitation will be on Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 4-8p, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:00am at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Crusade for Children.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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  • Service

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, October 7th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Deacon Mack Nevitt
  • Interment

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 |
    When
    Monday, October 7th, 2019
    Location
    Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    1600 Newburg Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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