AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
John Oscar Krebs of McGrath, MN died on October 22, 2016 at his home. He was 61 years old.
GATHERING OF FRIENDS will be from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
INTERMENT will be at Grace Lutheran Cemetery in McGrath.
John Oscar Krebs, of McGrath, MN passed away unexpectedly on October 22, 2016 at his home in McGrath, MN. He was 61 years old.
John was born on August 19, 1955 at the Kanabec County Hospital in Mora, MN to parents Albert and Frances (Kappauf) Krebs.
He grew up on the family farm south of McGrath and was the 6th of 10 children. He attended the McGrath School through the 11th grade. John then joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. After the Army he started working in the construction trade. First he put up barn silos, and then he went to the twin cities and worked for Orin Thompson Homes. After that he went to work for PCI until he retired in 2010. He was a member of the Laborers Union Local 132. He married Carla Filas on December 22, 1984 in Aitkin County and to this union Adam Krebs was born. John liked to go hunting and dancing in his younger years. Johns past time was morning coffee visits with the locals at Highway 65 Cafe and also loved watching the Minnesota Vikings games on television.
He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Carl.
John is survived by his son Adam Krebs, siblings; Pam Rower, Naomi (Don) Gustason , Becky Tschida, Jim (Sheila) Krebs, Greg Krebs, Rachel Krebs, Marilyn (Mark) Alleman , Mike (Denise) Krebs; plus many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.