John David Kriegbaum

Jun 14, 1937 - Apr 15, 2021

John David Kriegbaum

June 14, 1937 - April 15, 2021


John D. "David" Kriegbaum, 83, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Marion General Hospital, Marion, IN.

David was born on July 14, 1937 in Hartford City, IN to the late Charles and Magdalene (Nuck) Kriegbaum. He graduated from Marion High School in 1956. He was an Army Veteran serving from 1956 to 1958. He also received an Associate's degree in Farm Management and Agriculture from Michigan State University. On August 12, 1989, John married Susan Kita. David worked for Kriegbaum Farm Equipment and later retired from Case Power and Equipment. He served as a dedicated member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, doing yard work, holiday cooking, and being with his family. David's family will also remember his excellence in barbecuing.

He is survived by his wife Susan; children, Elizabeth Ann (John) Shaffer, Scottsdale, AZ, Daniel Edward (Sara Jane) Kriegbaum, Sun City, AZ, John Matthew "Matt" (Dedra) Kriegbaum, Naples, FL, Peter Andrew Kriegbaum, Sun City, AZ, Joseph Paul Kriegbaum, Muskego, WI, James Phillip Kriegbaum, Denver, CO, Katherine Danell Oradat, Fishers, IN, and Jeffrey Leon Oradat, Naples, FL; brothers, William Kriegbaum, Marion, IN and Gerald (Patricia) Kriegbaum, Marion, IN; as well as, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

David was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Thomas Kriegbaum, and an infant son, John Mitchell Kriegbaum.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4601 S. Western Ave., Marion, IN. At the request of David and his family, a private service was held.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to St. Paul Catholic Parish in honor of David.

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