Norman E. Krebs, 87, of
205 Water Street Danville PA went home to be his Lord and Savior on
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Emeritus Assisted Living in Bloomsburg PA. He was
born October 9, 1923 in Shamokin PA the son of the late Jacob and Mary Ellen
Norman attended Shamokin
schools. He served in the United States Army during World War II where he
received the Bronze Star Medal.
He was employed by Merck
and Company Riverside PA for 34 years, retiring in 1985.
Norman was a member of
First Baptist Church of Danville where he served on various committees. He
served faithfully as an usher and warmed everyone with his warm smile and
hearty laugh. Norman also enjoyed teaching Bible Studies. He was a member
of the Senior Choir and enjoyed singing duets with his wife Millie. He was
an avid fisherman and also enjoyed woodworking. His greatest enjoyment in
life was spending time with his children and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his
wife of 63 years, Mildred M. “Millie” Moodie Krebs whom he married August 9,
1947. He is also survived by two sons; Bruce L. Krebs and his wife Susan of
Danville PA and Wayne E. Krebs and his wife Beverly of Danville PA. Also
surviving are two grandsons; Dr. Richard Krebs of Seattle, Washington and
David Krebs and his wife Stephanie of Ocala, Florida and one granddaughter,
Janet Krebs of Danville PA
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Randy A. Krebs on
January 21, 2005 and numerous brothers and sisters.
Relatives and friends are
invited to attend a graveside service to be held Monday, July 11, 2011 at
11:00 AM at Northumberland Memorial Park Route 61 Stonington PA with his
pastor the Reverend Dr. Harry H. Wonderland officiating. There will be no
viewing. Military rites will be accorded by the Montour County Veterans
Association. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be
made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.