FAIRLAWN - Patrick Nelson Krepps Sr., 77, formerly of Salem, passed from this life on Oct. 11, 2013.
Born in Fayette County, Pa., he served our country for 22 years in both the Marine Corps and Army.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Jean Ann (nee Kirby), and parents Clyde and Winifred; a brother, Raymond; and sisters, Ruth Kennedy and Audrey Krepps.
Survived by his loving children, Patrick Jr. (Sherry), Donna Schroeder, Kathleen Silver (Martin) and Michael; six adoring grandchildren; sister, Helen Urbach; brother, David (Pat); and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Catavolos Funeral Home, 3653 W. Market St., Fairlawn, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until time of service.
The Rev. William Sterner will officiate. Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice VNS, 3358 Ridgewood, Akron, Ohio 44333.
Online tributes and condolences may be viewed or expressed at catavolosfuneral home.com.