Obit: Krei, Harold R. “Bud” (1947 – 2020)


Surnames: Krei, Lewis, Gutowski, Petkovsek

Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, WI) 26 Aug 2020

Krei, Harold R. “Bud” (15 JUN 1947 – 15 AUG 2020)

Harold R. “Bud” Krei, 73, rural Fall Creek, formerly of Greenwood, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul, Minn., due to injuries suffered in an ATV accident. He was surrounded by family and friends. A celebration of life is being planned and will be announced later.

Bud was born on June 15, 1947, in Carroll, Neb., to Theodore and Teresa (nee Lewis) Krei. The family moved to Greenwood when Bud was 9 years old. He completed his education in Greenwood schools. Bud was a carpenter and furnace installer and was always willing to help anybody at any time. He married Mary Gutowski on Nov. 13, 1978, in South Dakota.

Survivors include his wife, Mary, of 42 years; a son, Rick; five stepchildren: Sandy, Art, John, Ed and Dave; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, with one on the way; a sister, Janet Petkovsek of Greenwood; a nephew and two nieces; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Ted.

Bud’s family would like to thank all his medical providers for the special care given him these past four years.



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