Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at Caressant Care in St Thomas, Ontario, at the age of 69.
He is survived by two children Aaron Kroger (Sanya) and Tamara Kroger (Gussi); one grandchild, Alexander; sisters Karin Calarco (Bernie) and Renate Warren (Bob); and brother Ralph Kroger; and close friend Linda (Noble) Lewis. Predeceased by infant son Matthew Kroger; parents Friedhelm Kroger and Edith (Hagan) Kroger; and brother John Kroger (Amanda).
Dieter worked for many years as a Manager for Ontario Die International Inc. His career brought him from Kitchener, ON, to Lebanon, Tennessee and to Suzhou, China.
Dieter had widely varied interests including music, film, science fiction, and good beer. He will be dearly missed by his friends and family.
Cremation has taken place. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation at www.heartandstroke.ca.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.simplicity-cremations.ca.