Frederick Arthur Kruger III, returned home to his Heavenly Father, March 26, 2019. Born in Santa Maria, Calif., on July 4, 1991, to parents Fred and Leona Kruger of Atascadero, Calif. Known as Ricky to his family and Fredy to his friends, graduated from Atascadero High School in 2009. He was involved with FFA raising pigs. He enjoyed being outside, skateboarding, Frisbee golf and most recently snowboarding, he also enjoyed kayaking with his dad. He loved to watch hockey, specifically his favorite team, the San Jose Sharks. He was a butcher by trade. He loved his daughter Skylar Rose and family with all his heart.
He joins his maternal grandparents, Milton and Gloria Ferris. He is survived by his daughter Skylar Rose, Atascadero, Calif., parents Fred and Leona Kruger, sister Jennifer Salas (Shawn), Paso Robles, Calif., grandparents Fred and Cathy Kruger, St. George, Utah, aunts Barbara Eldridge (Mike), Reno, Nev., Janet Medina (Robert), St. George, Utah, Linda Merola (Mike), Port Orchard, Wash., Carol Oxier, Gig Harbor, Wash., cousins Angie Merola-Smith (Tony), Seattle, Wash., Dani Merola-Baker (Lloyd), Tacoma, Wash., Michael Eldridge (Jessica), Reno, Nev., Carina Medina-Gonzales, Salt Lake City, Utah, Julie Mulkay (Matt), Texas, Charles Medina (Katie), Surray, N.D., Daniel Medina (Carrie), Utah, Diana Medina, St. George, Utah, Tyler Ferris, Gig Harbor, Wash. and Taylor Ferris, Idaho. He also leaves behind 15 nieces and nephews and many friends who loved him. He will be deeply missed by all and we look forward to being with him again.
Services will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, 2600 Ramona Dr., Atascadero, CA, 93422.