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Lauterburg - Oehler Funeral Home

2000 East Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights, IL

OBITUARY

Ronald R. Krenek

September 27, 1929January 27, 2020
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Ronald R. Krenek, 90 of Prospect Heights was born September 27, 1929 in Chicago to Edward and Camille (Vittner) Krenek and passed away January 27, 2020. Ron was a purchasing manager at many electronics companies, finishing his career at Stewart Warner Electronics. Ron was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth “Bette” (McCann) Krenek; loving father of Kent (Kathleen) Krenek and Karrie (John) Klement; cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Krenek) (Jason) Glickley, Kyle (Bonni) Klement and Jeffrey (Anna) Klement; cherished great-grandfather of Evan, Clara, Owen, Connor and Archer; loving companion of Barbara Ware and dear brother of the late Beatrice Makinson and Violet Schauer. Visitation will be Friday, January 31, 2020 from 4-8 PM and Saturday, February 1 from 10 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 AM at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights. Committal Service will be held at 12:30 PM at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oakbrook Terrace.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Visitation Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, February 1, 2020

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Ronald R. Krenek

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Ronald Couture

February 17, 2020

I worked with Ron a long long time ago. He was a great businessman and example for many young people starting out in the electronics field. Our time together at Semiconductor Specialis was transformative for me. My thoughts are with his family.

Carol Vyhanek nee Wegner

February 2, 2020

Mr. Krenek was a great neighbor. He was kind and always friendly. My one memory is how my older brother Kenny, along with Kent , and Louie ( maybe Ernie) would play cards in the Krenek’s garage. The boys invited Karrie, Jeanne, and me to play , also!
I would like to extend my sympathies both Kent and Karrie and their families. I am sure your dad will be missed.
My brother Jim attends Faith Lutheran and my husband, Jim is the new organist. The pastor prayed for your families this morning.

Louis Greco

January 31, 2020

So very sorry to hear of the passing of Ron Krenek . I lived 2 doors down from him and Bette in Niles, as a youngster . He was a fine man and great husband to Bette, and father to Kent and to Karrie. He and Bette were always very kind and supportive of me and I really appreciated that. I miss them both to this day. Condolences to Kent, Karrie and to their grandchildren. ❤️🙏
Lou Greco

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