Gerald “Jerry” L. Kriegbaum, age 83, of Marion passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Marion Health.

He was born on Aug. 22, 1938, in Marion, Indiana the son of the late Charles and Magdalene (Nuck) Kriegbaum. He graduated from Marion High School in 1956 and proudly served in the United States Army. He also attended Michigan State University.

On June 12, 1965, he married Patricia A. (Keller) Kriegbaum. Jerry worked for Kriegbaum Farm Equipment and later retired from John Deere. He was a dedicated member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Pam (Bob) Kline of Phoenix, Arizona, Steve (Jennifer) Kriegbaum, of Brandon, Florida, Rick (Lianne) Kriegbaum of Valrico, Florida and Rob (Brooke) Kriegbaum of Portland, Indiana; grandchildren, Kyle and Kristen Kline, Collin, Max and Jake Kriegbaum, and Carter and Brooke Miles; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers, Tom, Bill and Dave Kriegbaum.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana. A Rosary Service will be held at 6:30 p.m.

Visitation will also be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1009 Kem Road, Marion, Indiana. Funeral Mass will begin at 1 p.m. with Father Ted Rothrock officiating.

Burial will follow the funeral mass at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul Catholic School or St. Paul Catholic Church, 1009 Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.

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