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Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home & Cemetery

11333 South Central Ave, Oak Lawn, IL

OBITUARY

MELVIN E KRAGER

July 18, 1935February 2, 2020

Melvin E. Krager, age 84, of New Berlin, WI, formerly of Tinley Park, IL, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2020 at his son's residence.

Beloved husband to the late Hazel Krager for 48 years. Loving father of Dwayne (Diane) Krager, Rodney, Edith, Robin, April (Butch) Songer, and the late Roberta, Mike, Irene, Freddy John, Sean and Sherry. Cherished grandfather, proud great-grandfather and great-great grandfather and uncle to many and a friend to all.

He honorably served in the United States Navy in the 1950's. Melvin retired after 30 years of service as a pipefitter at Acme Steel, where he was affectionately known as the "Stubborn Donkey".

Visitation will be Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 11:00 am until the time of his funeral at 1:00 pm at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery, Oak Lawn, IL.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Interment Thursday, February 13, 2020

Memories

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John Krager

February 14, 2020

May you rest in Peace Uncle Melvin!!!

Deena LePitre

February 4, 2020

My grandfather was an amazing, kind & loving man that left me with many fond memories & wisdom. He is dearly loved & will be greatly missed! My condolences to everyone who considered this great man family or a friend.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY