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Walter E. Kreitzer

May 9, 1937 — April 8, 2023

West Alexandria, OH

Walter E. Kreitzer, age 85, of West Alexandria, OH passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Ft. Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton, OH.  He was born May 9, 1937 in Lewisburg, OH to the late Forest and Ethyl (Rhodes) Kreitzer.  Walter was a lifelong farmer; and retired as Road Supervisor from Twin Township in Preble County.  He served on the Preble County Fair Board for over 30 years, also serving as Past President; enjoyed raising Hereford Cattle and was a member of the Buckeye Hereford Associations; was a member of the Dayton Fancy Feather Club; was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lewisburg; and enjoyed serving meals to homeless in Dayton.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Ira Kreitzer; and niece April Kreitzer.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Janet Susanne “Sue” (Brown) Kreitzer; sister-in-law Barbara Kreitzer; nephew Rodney (Lori) Kreitzer; great nephew Jimmy (Whitney) Kreitzer; great great nieces Lanie and Wren Kreitzer; sisters-in-law Bernice Brown and Janet Brown; and numerous other nieces and nephews and special friends.  Visitation will be held on Friday, April 14, 2023 from 12:30 pm until time of funeral service at 1:30 pm at the Gard Funeral Home, 67 W. Dayton Street, West Alexandria, OH.  Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery in West Alexandria.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

                                 

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Visitation

Friday, April 14, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Gard Funeral Home - West Alexandria

67 W. Dayton, West Alexandria, OH 45381

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Gard Funeral Home - West Alexandria

67 W. Dayton, West Alexandria, OH 45381

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Burial

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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