Victor “Vic” Krimmel, Jr., Akron passed away unexpectedly Monday, October 8, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
A time of memory sharing was held Friday, October 12 at the Akron Fire Station in Akron. The Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron was in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com
Victor Junior Krimmel, Jr., was born March 4, 1950, in Omaha, NE, the son of Victor, Sr. and Ruth (Jameson) Krimmel. He attended school in Omaha. Following high school, he received an associate’s degree in accounting from Metropolitan Technical Community College in Omaha.
Vic went to work for Allied Upholstery and Furniture in Omaha for 18 years. Later, he owned and operated the “The Old Bar” in Omaha and also operated a construction business.
He was united in marriage to Patty Abker on May 5, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In that same year, they moved to Akron. While living in Akron, Vic became very involved in community service. In 2010, Vic began coordinating a group of volunteers who provide senior citizens with assistance for their home repairs. The group was known as the Akron Westfield Senior Citizen Assistance Program (AWSCAP). He was very proud of his involvement in this program. Vic was also currently serving with Akron Ambulance Service.
Vic was very proud of his accomplishments in Alcoholics Anonymous, having been active in the program for the past five years. He played a vital role in the AA Outreach program, helping with at risk youth. While living in Omaha, Vic was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Through the years, Vic enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, feeding wild animals and birds, cooking, and playing pool. He will be remembered for his kindness, willingness to help others and his contributions to the community. He will be greatly missed by everyone.
Survivors include his wife, Patty of Akron; his three daughters: Candi Marcantel of Bellevue, NE, Sheri Krimmel of Bennington, NE, and April Sweet (Brannon) of Papillion, NE; his stepchildren: Lisa Rager of Sioux City, and Wendy Hicklin (Tim) of Sioux City; 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 6 brothers; 4 sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister: Frankie Luth.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Vic’s name to be used according to family wishes.