David Krueger, age 80, of West Fargo, ND, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Sanford Health, Fargo.
David August Krueger was born February 2, 1940, at Fargo, ND, the son of August and Virginia (Sample) Krueger. He grew up at rural Page, ND, and graduated from Ayr High School. Dave then worked at area gas stations while attending Hanson’s Auto School in Fargo. Following his formal training, his first job was at Tower City Truck Stop. Later he began Dave’s Tune-Up in Buffalo, ND along with his father & brother Gary. Dave moved to Fargo and worked at W.W. Wallwork as a mechanic. He began working for Overvold Motors, Fargo, mostly on Saab & Volvo cars. At that time, he was one of a very few Certified Saab Technicians, Dave was then moved to the Main Avenue (Imports) location. Finally, Dave began his own repair shop, Dave’s Auto Repair in West Fargo. He retired in the fall of 2008 due to his health.
David was united in marriage to Jean Weber on August 26, 1968 at Moorhead. They were together until separated by her death on May 6, 2008.
He had a love of snowmobiling and enjoyed being in West Yellowstone, Montana and the Big Horns of Idaho. He also enjoyed riding Honda motorcycles. In recent years, Dave liked to go to his brother Gary’s shop and work on his vehicles during the weekends.
Dave is survived by his brother Gary, Ayr, ND, and some extended relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jean and his parents.
Public Visitation: 6 – 7 pm Thursday, July 2nd with a Prayer Service held at 7 pm, all in West Funeral Home, West Fargo
Public Funeral: 10:30 am Friday, July 3, 2020 in West Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial: Page Cemetery, Page, ND
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