Robert Kreager Jr.

Obituary of Robert Lester Kreager Jr.

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Robert Lester Kreager Jr. was born on May 21, 1962 in Lincoln Park, Michigan. He was one of two children born to the union of Robert Lester and Dianne (Hoppe) Kreager Sr. Robert attended Jefferson High School in Monroe, Michigan, graduating with the class of 1980. 

For many years, Robert worked as a concrete finisher, a role that he truly enjoyed.   Unfortunately, due to poor health he had been unable to work for some time.   Robert loved to ride his jet ski on Lake Erie.  He was also an avid fisher with walleye being his favorite, but truthfully considered it a great day no matter what he caught.  Robert was quite the pool shark playing in several traveling pool leagues throughout the area.   More than anything in this world, however Robert cherished the time he was able to spend with his family.  

Robert Lester Kreager Jr., age 60 of Newport passed away on Monday; January 30, 2023 at the ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital. His passing was preceded by his mother and stepfather:  Dianne and Robert Yost; and infant son and daughter:  Robert Shawn and Brianna Alex; his partner of seventeen years:  Dee Brown, who passed away in September of 2021; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

To cherish his memory Robert leaves his daughter:  Ashley Kreager (Micheal Forshee) of Elizabeth City, North Carolina; two sons:  Aaron (Michella) Halstead of Prairieville, Louisiana and Trevor (Amanda) Kreager of Chesapeake, Virginia; his father and stepmother:  Robert L. and Arlene Kreager Sr.; three sisters:  Denise Kreager of Newport, Michigan, Debbie (Jack) Loveday of Grosse Ile, Michigan, and Sharon Matle of Allen Park, Michigan; two brothers:  Phillip (Annie) Smith of Houghton Lake, Michigan and Robert (Stacy) Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren:  Adriaunna Moore of Newport, Michigan, Brandon Triplett of Florida, Alexia Maynor of Wayne, Michigan, Miyka and Maddix Forshee both of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and Rachel and Gunnar Harris both of Chesapeake, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may gather on Sunday; February 5, 2023, from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe; 2442 North Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48162 (734) 384-5185.  Cremation has taken place through the on-site crematory, Covenant Cremation of Erie, Michigan.

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3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 5, 2023
Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe
2442 North Monroe Street
Monroe, Michigan, United States
(734) 384-5185
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Robert Kreager Jr.

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Robert Kreager Jr.

1962 - 2023

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