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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Eugene "Gene" Carl Krebs

Eugene "Gene" Carl Krebs, 67, of Sandusky, passed away early Thursday morning, December 18, 2014 at Meadows at Osborn Park after a lengthy illness.

Gene was born on October 31, 1947 in Sandusky, OH to the late Joseph and Helen (Zielski) Krebs.

Gene was a 1966 graduate from St. Mary's Catholic High School. He was employed at the Sandusky Register in 1965 until he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War until 1967, returning to work at the Sandusky Register until 1972. He then worked and retired from the Chronicle Telegram in 2003 after 30 plus years of service. Gene was a life time member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the VFW Post #2529. In his spare time, he enjoyed photography, farming, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends.

Gene is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Charla (Flettner) Krebs. He is also survived by his daughter, Alicia (Ben) Struble of Marysville, WA; son, Michael E. (fiance, Racheal) Krebs of Sandusky; grandchildren, Lucas, Hannah, Nicholas, Thomas and Austin.

Friends may call on Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky. A prayer service will be held at 9:30 am on Monday, December 22, 2014 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.

Those wishing to contribute to Gene's memory may do so to the Humane Society of Erie County 1911 Superior St. Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Sandusky Central Catholic Schools 410 W. Jefferson St. Sandusky, OH 44870.

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