Donald Lee Krenzer

August 16, 1933 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Donald Lee Krenzer left us to be with the Lord on Monday October 10th in San Ramon California. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving children.  Donald was born in Omaha Nebraska to proud parents Lyla Forsyth and John Krenzer on August 16, 1933.  Donald proudly served in the Navy aboard the destroyer USS William C. Lawe October 1953-February 1954. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend that will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Donald is preceded in death by his loving wife Jodene Gretchen Krenzer, and his younger brother Larry Krenzer. 

Donald is survived by his brother Walter Krenzer, sister-in-law Janet Krenzer, his son Donald Everett Krenzer and his wife Kristin, daughter Susan Eddy and her husband Jeff, and daughter Sandra Lundin.

Donald also leaves behind grandchildren Zackary Krenzer, Levi Krenzer, Emily Krenzer, Carolyn Breaud and her husband Scott, Stephen Kirrene, Lauren Walters, Taylor Eddy, Hannah Gardner and her husband Cody, Abigail Long and her husband Josh, Tabitha Costa and her husband Matt, Samuel Lundin and Rebekah Lundin.  Donald cherished his great-grandchildren Layla Breaud and Avery Breaud, Julian Costa and Morgan Costa. He will also be greatly missed by numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held on Monday November 6th at 3:00 PM at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, CA 95620.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Gary Sinise Foundation.  The mission of this outstanding non-profit foundation is to honor and support military veterans, first responders, and their families in their greatest time of need.

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