John Krebs

SALEM -John H. Krebs, 85, of Cider Mill Rd., passed away at 1:55 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Salem Region Medical Center following a recent illness.

Mr. Krebs was born Dec. 25, 1928 in Pottsville, Pa., a son of the late Evan And Estele (Wesner) Krebs.

A 1948 graduate of Salem High School, he was an Iron worker out of Union Local #207 before retiring.

He also served our country as a member of the U.S. Air force, serving during the Korean War.

His wife, Sharron E. Krebs, preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his son, David Randall Krebs.

He is survived and will be fondly remembered by his daughters, Janice Sweeney of Lisbon and Michelle Krebs Bader of Salem; sons, John “Jeff” Krebs, Michael Krebs, and Robbie Krebs of Guilford Lake; sister, Darlene Kramer of California; brother, Allen Krebs of Harrisburg, Pa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held in the Grandview Cemetery Chapel, Salem, Ohio at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014 with Donald Barnes, Hospice Chaplain officiating. The Salem Honor Guard will accord full military honors.

The family will receive friends at the Cemetery Chapel from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.

The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home is assisting the family.