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John Krebsbach, 93, St. Joseph

June 14, 1929 – October 14, 2022

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Memorial services celebrating the life of John Krebsbach, 93, of St. Joseph will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. John passed away Friday, October 14, 2022 at Assumption House in Cold Spring. Private interment will be in St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery, St. Joseph

The visits will take place on Friday after 12:00 p.m. in the Saint-Joseph church.

John was born June 14, 1929 in Collegeville, Minnesota to Oscar and Susan (Kuebelbeck) Krebsbach. He graduated from Cathedral High School. John served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He married Marie E. Stock on June 16, 1954 at St. Joseph’s Catholic in St. Joseph. John co-owned and operated Krebsbach Chevrolet with his father, Oscar, and brothers, Ray and Tom, for over 30 years until his retirement in 1982. John was a member of St. Joseph Parish, St. Joseph American Legion Post #328 and Albany Golf Club.

John was an avid golfer playing many rounds with his lifelong friends Hal, Rudy and Hub. John was also a racquetball player and an avid sports fan in St. John’s. He enjoyed spending time by the lake with his family and wintering in Florida with Marie. John will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

John is survived by his children, Janice (James) Krebsbach Florey of Eveleth and Mark of Cold Spring; five grandchildren, John (Quinn), Brett (Caitlin) and Patrick Krebsbach, Christopher and Mark (Val) Florey; great-grandchildren, Rory, Kathleen and Jude Krebsbach.

His parents predeceased him; wife, Mary; daughter-in-law, Kathy Krebsbach; brothers and sister, Théodore, Raymond, Mary Horsch and Thomas.

Sincere thanks to Assumption Home and CentraCare Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers at St. Joseph Parish or St. John’s University.