Clarence “Bud” Krupka, of New Berlin, passed away peacefully at his home while surrounded by his loving family on Monday, June 4, 2012 at the age of 86 years.
He was married to the love of his life, Betty (nee Stueber) for 63 years. Bud was born in Milladore, WI, the son of Stephen and Anna Krupka. He graduated with his B.S. in Business Administration from Marquette University. Bud was a proud veteran of the 9th Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Rotary Club of New Berlin and the Milwaukee Toastmasters No. 466. Bud was a longtime accountant and also served as City of New Berlin treasurer for 18 years. He was a dedicated member and usher of Holy Apostles Catholic Church in New Berlin. Bud enjoyed many years of hunting, fishing and gardening.
Bud will be dearly missed by his wife, Betty; his children, Katherine (Bob) Dickey of Milwaukee, WI, Thomas (Janet) Krupka of Simpsonville, SC and Mary (Tom) Hoover of Muskego, WI; his grandchildren, Paul Dickey, Michelle, Theresa, Stephen Krupka, Adam, Stephanie, Kevin and David Hoover; his sisters, Marion Fehrenbach, Celine Larson and Margaret (Remo) Cameranesi; Bud is further survived by many other nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bud was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Joanne; brother, Orlando; brother-in-laws, Hank Stepnoch, Richard Larson and Bill Fehrenbach; nephews, Donald Fehrenbach and Francis Krupka; niece, Jeanne Fehrenbach; and other relatives.
A visitation for Bud will be from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Sat., June 9, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 16000 West National Ave., New Berlin, WI 53151. Burial will immediately follow at Holy Apostles Catholic Cemetery in New Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bud’s name are appreciated by his family to Vitas Hospice, 2675 N. Mayfair Rd. Ste. 500, Wauwatosa, WI 53226.
The family sends warm thanks to all the staff at Aurora West Allis Medical Center and Vitas Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Bud.