Kenneth John Kreutzer

May 2, 1945 - July 6, 2021

Kenneth John Kreutzer, 76, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2007, formerly of Hazlet, NJ, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born May 2, 1945 in Jersey City, NJ to John and Katherine Kreutzer, now deceased.

Kenneth was of the Lutheran faith and served in the United States Marines. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.  After returning from his service, he became a police officer in Union City, New Jersey, retiring as a sergeant after 25 years.  Kenneth enjoyed playing golf, cooking and had fond memories of fishing with his friends.  He always had a soft spot for his animals and would do anything for them.  

He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Irene Kreutzer of Cape Coral; three loving children, Lance Kreutzer (Lori) of Forked River, NJ, Stephanie Gallo (Peter) of Hazlet, NJ, and Petty Officer First Class Kenneth Kreutzer of Virginia Beach, VA; five siblings, Linda Quinn (Richie) of NJ, Dewitt Kreutzer (Dale) of Ocala, FL, Eddie Kreutzer (Camille) of Point Pleasant, NJ, Gail Thompson (Bobby) of Ocala, FL, and Neil Kreutzer (Lori) of Toms River, NJ; sisters in law, Nina Forsdahl (Charlie) of Sanford, NC, Ginny Kreutzer of Hazlet, NJ, and Frances Kreutzer of Union City, NJ; grandchildren, Lance, Andrew, Nicholas, and Katherine; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny Kreutzer and Roy Kreutzer.

Funeral Services with Military Honors will be held 4:30 PM Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916 with Pastor Dennis Gingerich officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 2:30 PM until the time of service.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Alfred Knobel Jul 10, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    So sorry to hear of your passing. Rest in Peace, God Bless

  2. Shawn Scott Jul 10, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    My deepest condolences to you and your entire family. I worked with Ken back in the day and always enjoyed time spent with him.

  3. Veronica Kreutzer Jul 10, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Irene, Lance, Stephanie and Kenneth,
    My heart breaks for all of you. We were all blessed to know and love Ken. He was fun and grumpy. One of a kind. I was very fond of him and enjoyed our phone calls. Thinking of you. Aunt Chubby

  4. Donna and Frank Rybak Jul 10, 2021 at 3:59 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of this loss. Our prayers to the family

  5. Sharon Flemen Jul 11, 2021 at 10:10 am

    My deepest condolences to the family. Kenny was like an uncle to me. He was a great man and a great friend to my dad.
    May he Rest In Peace.

  6. UCPD Lt (ret) Frank Korker and Family. Jul 11, 2021 at 2:21 pm

    A hero in the eyes of our country and our community. May God welcome him as he blesses you, his family, with beautiful memories of the loving life he shared with you all.

  7. Herb.Feldmann Jul 11, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    Rest in peace Ken, My Brother My Friend, Condolences to the family..

  8. Harry Jul 11, 2021 at 3:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss,knew Ken for many years from the police dept.RIP Sarg

  9. Raymond Smith Jul 11, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    It was a pleasure to have known you and to have worked with you, rest easy.
    Prayers and deepest condolences to the family

  10. Debbie and Bernie Jul 11, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    So very sorry to hear of his passing my condolences to his family Rest peacefully Kenneth

  11. Charles Kohrherr Jul 12, 2021 at 7:17 am

    My deepest condolences, may he rest in eternal peace. He was a true warrior. Prayers for his family and friends.

  12. Lou Serghis Jul 12, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    Learned a lot from him and had fun while doing it. Memory eternal. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

  13. Dennis C Kohrherr, LT UCPD retired Jul 13, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Condolences to the Kreutzer family. I had the pleasure of working with Kenny at UCPD. May he rest is peace.

  14. Gary Mirasola Jul 23, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    RIP My dear friend. I’m so very sorry for letting life get in the way of us keeping in touch. You are and have always been in my thoughts. I remember so well our HS days and your career in the UCPD. You will remain with me in ALL good memories. I leave my condolences to you family

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