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Buddy David Wayne Krueger "Wayne"

April 27, 1951 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 71)


Buddy David Wayne Krueger, “Wayne” age 71, of Prentice, died Monday, May 30, 2022 at his home while under the care of his caregivers, Rose and Greg Hartman and Hope Hospice.

Wayne was born April 27, 1951 in Medford to Martha (Sachse) and William Krueger. 

He worked at Black River Industries.  Wayne enjoyed his calm, peaceful surroundings at his home in Prentice. 

He is survived by a sister, Lillian; nieces and nephews; friend and guardian, Julie McGuire of Rhinelander; and his caregivers.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Billy, Leonard, Leona, Caroline, and Darlene.

Wayne will be laid to rest next to his parents at Evergreen I Cemetery in Medford.

Special thanks to Wayne’s second family, the Hartman’s, who Wayne lived with for the past 20 years.  Wayne was happy in his home and well cared for by Rose and Greg.

Hemer-Pickerign Funeral & Cremation Services of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. Online condolences can be left at

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Private Interment

Medford Evergreen Cemetery I
south side of Hwy 64
Medford, WI 54451

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