Sidney "Sid" Anthony KroegerOctober 22, 1939 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 78)
Sidney "Sid" Anthony Kroeger, age 78, of Hortonville, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Sid was born on October 22, 1939 in Hortonville to the late Floyd A. and Dorothy (Becher) Kroeger. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1963 and proudly served during the Vietnam War. Sid was united in marriage to Marilyn Daun and they celebrated 40 years of marriage before her passing.
Sid was a farmer and enjoyed many years of selling his produce at the area farmers markets. He also managed the Columbus Club until it closed as well as bartended at various establishments in the Fox Valley. Sid loved playing cards with friends and family, enjoyed fantasy football leagues and the Green Bay Packers. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Greenville, Lions Club of Appleton and a volunteer fireman in Town of Ellington.
Sid was a great father and grandpa and will be missed by his six children: Melissa Cummings, Wild Rose, Melinda (Brian) Hornewer, Appleton, Douglas (Brenda) Schwobe, Hortonville, Michelle (Scott) Liebergen, Appleton, Marcie (special friend Daniel Russell) Kroeger, Little Chute, and David Kroeger, Hortonville; 10 grandchildren: Megan, Kimberly (David), Ashlee (Jake), Kaylee (fiancé, Sam), Stefanie (Zach), Darron (fiancé, Courtney), Dillon, Jacob, Joshua, and Alexander; 4 great grandchildren: Jaydon, Rosalee, Lillee and Oaklee; a brother, Father James Kroeger, Philippines; 2 sisters: Suzanne (Earl) Schroeder, Greenville and Mary Lou Kroeger, Appleton; brother-in-law, Dennis (Cher) Daun, IL and his 2 canine companions: Bart and Max. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, and close friends.
Sid was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn and children: Kevin and Kelly, a son-in-law, David Cummings.
A Mass of Resurrection for Sid will be celebrated at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Greenville, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 with Rev. Michael Warden officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary Parish Cemetery, Greenville with Military Honors performed by VFW Post 2778 of Appleton. Friends may visit the family at the Brettschneider Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel on Friday from 4 – 7 PM followed by a prayer service. There will also be visitation directly at church on Saturday from 9 – 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.