Kren, Louis J., age 80 of Middleburg Heights, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Matthias and Mary (nee Ausprung) Kren; and 13 brothers and sisters. Loving husband of Therese (nee Smolka), his beloved wife of 53 years. Proud father of Richard (Deborah), Douglas, Kenneth, Linda (John) Bruce, Louis, and Barbara Sciulli. Cherished grandfather of Adrienne, Hayden, Nathan, Michael, Sarah, Ashley, Justin, and Mitchell. Retired from NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland. Member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and of American Legion Post 91. Veteran US Air Force – Korea, and US Coast Guard.
The family will receive friends in celebration of Louis' life at the Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road, Brook Park OH, on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30AM on Tuesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 6750 State Road, Parma. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to St. Anthony of Padua Endowment Fund and the USO of Northern Ohio, Inc, 20637 Emerald Parkway, Cleveland OH 44135
Monday, August 22nd, 2011, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Monday, August 22nd, 2011, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011, 9:30am, St. Anthony of Padua Church
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery