Russell M. Krebs, DC
Dr. Russell M. Krebs died on January 31, 2022, following a brief illness. He was born November 13, 1929, at Loretta Hospital in New Ulm, MN, to the late Elmer E. and Veronica F. (Weiss) Krebs. He attended St. Mary’s Grade School in New Ulm, Minnesota, and graduated from New Ulm High School in May, 1947. In September 1950, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict and was honorably discharged in July 1954.
After the Navy, Dr. Krebs attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. He graduated September 27, 1957, and opened Krebs Chiropractic Office on January 27, 1958, in Campbellsport. He retired January 26, 2001.
Dr. Krebs married Jean A. Luerman on August 22, 1953, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Richmond, IN.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Jean; and his seven children and their spouses: Valerie A. (Alan) Floeter, Waukesha, Mary T. (Rod) Tinberg, The Villages, FL, and Menasha, Michael A. (Pam) Krebs, Sauk City, Ann M. (Joe) Byrne, Cottage Grove, Kathleen J. (Brian) Gottlieb, Appleton and Scottsdale, AZ, Carol J. (Victor) Beecher, Milwaukee, and Dr. David A. (Melinda) Krebs, Campbellsport. Dr. Krebs is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; his sister, Patricia (Barry) Noack, Sun Lakes, AZ; and his sisters-inlaw, Romaine (Paul) De Lucio and Mary Coblentz (Gary Giesche), Bradenton, FL; his aunt, Oradell Fischer, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and two sisters-in- law, Joan Marie Luerman (1953) and Sr. Joan Luerman, OSF (2021). Dr. Krebs was a member of the American Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Association, Wisconsin Chiropractic Association, and St. Matthew’s Catholic Church since 1958. He loved God, his faith, his country and his family. He also loved his Chiropractic profession, his patients and the Green Bay Packers.
Funeral visitation will be at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport, from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, February 4, 2022. Mass will follow at noon with internment at St Matthew Cemetery, Campbellsport.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Matthew’s Catholic School in Campbellsport.