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Corporal John Krebs

Obituary of Corporal John G Krebs



STERLING- Corporal John G. Krebs, 19, of Sterling, died July 11, 1950 in a fierce battle with North Korean forces during the Korean Conflict. John was born December 11, 1930 the son of Ferdinand (Delores) Krebs.

  Survivors include two sisters Norma of CA, and Mary Galligan of CA; two nieces Deretta (Jimmie) Perkins of Ennis TX, and LaRhonda (George) Moskos of CA; two nephews Michael Krebs of OK, and Kenneth Krebs of CA; and a sister-in-law Penny Jones of Ennis TX

  John was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother George Krebs.

  Graveside services with Military Honors will be held 1 PM Friday May, 17, 2019 at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling, with Jeff Coester officiating. A luncheon will be held after the graveside service at the Sterling American Legion Post 296.  

  A memorial has been established to (Rolling Thunder, Wounded Warrior Project, Sterling American Legion, Rock Falls American Legion)


Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, May 17, 2019
Calvary Cemetery
2102 E. LeFevre
Sterling, Illinois, United States