Ronald “Ron” Krieg, age 76, a resident of Portland, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at his home in Portland.
Ron was born on September 18, 1945, in Anderson, Indiana, the son of Robert Krieg, Sr. and Dora (Kaufman) Krieg. Ron graduated from Governor I.P. Gray High School in 1963. He married Betty Bailey on June 20, 1964.
Ron worked for Sheller Globe, Portland Electric, Jay Petroleum and served as facility director for Jay School Corporation and Waste Water Superintendent for the City of Portland. Ron served on the Jay County Fair Association for over 37 years where he served as Treasurer and Secretary. He coached Jr. League Baseball and played men’s softball.
His wife of 57 years: Betty Krieg – Portland, Indiana
3 children: Chris Krieg (wife Beth) – Portland, Indiana
Pat Krieg (wife Chrissy) – Portland, Indiana
LeAnn Krieg – Anderson, Indiana
His siblings: Linda Leonhard (husband Jerry) – Portland, Indiana
Karen Bricker (husband Paul) – Portland, Indiana
Denise McKee – Spring, Texas
Teresa Weesner (husband Lloyd) – Portland, Indiana
Bob Krieg (wife Char) – Portland, Indiana
Dan Krieg – Portland, Indiana
4 grandchildren: Garrett Krieg (wife Tiffany), Brennen Krieg, Lauren Krieg and Alex Krieg (wife Malarie).
1 great-granddaughter: Emma Krieg
Several aunts, uncles and cousins
Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Graveside services will be held at a later date at IOOF Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville.
Memorials may be directed towards the Jay County Heart Fund or Jay County Cancer Society.
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