David L. Kruger, 76

David Lee Kruger, 76, of Steen, Minn., died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 at Sanford Luverne (Minn.) Hospital.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 at the United Methodist Church of Luverne. Interment was in the Maplewood Cemetery, also in Luverne.

David was known as “Quicksilver” and “Mayor of Ash Creek”. He will be lovingly remembered by many family and friends for his love of racing. David won many races and track championships. He was inducted into the Husets Hall of Fame in 2012. On his 60th birthday, he won an A feature while driving Pete Kracht’s car.

He is survived by his children, Wayne (Amy) Kruger and Scott Kruger, all of Ash Creek, Minn., Mark (Kristi Demuth) Kruger and Angie (Bob) Westrum, all of Steen; step-children, Kelly (Jarod) Tuntland of Canton, and Kasey (Steffanie) Hall of Lennox; grandchildren, Dylan Kruger, Justine (Andrew) Miller, Megan (Jake) Schueller, Courtney Kruger, Wyatt Westrum, Ethan Kruger, Jack Kruger, Addison Westrum, Claire Kruger, Sam Kruger, Grayson Tuntland, and Kendall Middlen; great-grandchildren, Oaklyn and Ivy Miller; and special friend, Judy Middlen of Sioux Falls.

For online condolences, visit hartquistfuneral.com.

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