August 18, 1921 – October 10, 2020
Clarence E. Krepps, 99 of Jesup and Rochester, Penn. died Saturday, October 10, 2020 under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. The Pennsylvania native was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in WWII and was among Troup Personnel on the Queen Elizabeth, the British ocean liner that was pulled into service as a troop transport. He received the WWII Victory Medal and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Clarence was 1 of 8 sons and a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. His son, Clarence Krepps predeceased him along with his parents, Vernor and May Krepps, his sisters, Loretta Krepps Golden, Lavada Krepps Worstell and Hazel Krepps Twyford and brothers, Arthur, Vernor, Jr., Robert, Lawrence, Johnny, Harry and Donald Krepps.
Survivors are 3 daughters, Shirley Shaffer of Wellington, Fla., Terri (Stanley) Zak of Jesup and Loretta May Krepps of Colorado; two sons, James Krepps and wife, Dottie, who took excellent care of Clarence for the past 14 years of Jesup, Darin Krepps of Jesup; grandchildren, Andrea Shaffer Tanner of Wellington, Fla., Anthony (Elizabeth) Horton of Grennville, NC, Chelsea (Charlie) Tyre of Jesup, Tomi Krepps of Savannah, Amber (David) Cothern of Jesup, Cody Krepps and Darin Krepps, Jr. , both of Ludowici; great grandchildren, Marissa, Aedyn, Riley, Nicholas, Kaleb, Makayla and Stevie; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 12 noon until the time of funeral services at 2:00 p.m. in the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., Rt. 68, Rochester, PA 15074. (Adjacent to Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum) www.saul-gabauer.com Members from the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct full military honors at 2:30 p.m. in the Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel.