Norval A. Kreke, 86 of Breese, died
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at his residence.
He was born December 18, 1923 in
Breese to Aloys and Elizabeth (Maue) Kreke; they preceded him in
Also preceded in death by a
brother-in-law, Mike Pintar and a sister-in-law, Rita Cissell.
He married Jeanne Timmerman November
26, 1947 at St. Dominic Church in Breese and she survives in Breese
Also surviving is a son, Tim (Beth)
Kreke of Crown Point, IN and a daughter Kim (Bob) Huskey of Akron,
4 grandchildren, Shane (Chrissy) Kreke, Aaron (Fiancée Nicole)
Kreke, Nicole (Joe) Taylor, Michael Marino;
2 great grandchildren Jackson and Anderson Taylor; a sister, Martha
Pintar of Libertyville, MO; and a brother-in-law. Lawrence “Cannon”
(Jackie) Timmerman of Breese.
Norval retired in 1972 from Army
Aviation Systems, he was also a Breese tax assessor and on the board
of review, and a real estate agent with Century 21. He enjoyed
hunting, golfing, playing cards, and was
a family historian to many local
He was a member of St. Dominic
Catholic Church, Life time member of Breese American Legion Post
252, lifetime member of the Breese Knights of Columbus Council #2869
, past president and
secretary of the Breese Lions
Club , Honorary member, past
president and secretary of the
Concordia Saengerchor , Lifetime member,
past president and secretary
of the Breese Historical society , Breese Rod and Gun Club, Breese
Boy Scouts Leader and past District Director of Okaw Valley Council.
A Memorial Mass will be held
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic
Church with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow in
St. Dominic - St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Saturday, April
17, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to time of service at St. Dominic Church in
Memorials can be made to St. Dominic
Church or VNA Tip Hospice and will be received through Moss Funeral
Home in Breese