Daniel Joseph KROEGER
Daniel Joseph KROEGER
  • May 28, 1954 - December 5, 2017
  • Chandler, Arizona

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Daniel Joseph Kroeger, 63, died on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at his home after a long battle with esophageal cancer.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 32 years, Fran Kroeger; his daughter, Danika Kroeger; his sister, Cookie Showalter; his brother, Larry Kroeger; his brother, Frank Hutts; his beloved Chihuahua, Chica; and many wonderful friends.
Daniel, also known as Dan or Joe, was born in Monroe, Michigan. Dan spent most of his life in Chandler, Arizona, and he was a proud graduate of Chandler High School. After graduating from high school, Dan entered the military and served for about three years.
After serving with the army, Dan began working in construction and eventually he owned his own tile business for over twenty-five years. He also worked as a custodian at Hill Academy in Chandler Unified School District, which he enjoyed in the last few years of his life. Dan was also an avid car enthusiast, and he greatly enjoyed NHRA, drag racing, and rebuilding classic cars.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, December 9th from 3:00-6:00pm. The address is at the family's home at 1651 W. Corona Dr. in Chandler. There will be a small graveside service on Tuesday, December 12th at 9:00am at Valley of the Sun Cemetery.