Cover photo for William Krites's Obituary
William Krites Profile Photo
1929 William 2020

William Krites

March 11, 1929 — October 12, 2020

***Please note that Bill's visitation and funeral mass will be on consecutive weekends***

William H. “Bill” Krites, 91, of Bloomer, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at Kindred Hospital, Dayton. He was born March 11, 1929, near Covington, to the late William Scott and Cordelia (Howell) Krites. He married Arabella “Jackie” (Monnin) Krites on November 24, 1949; she preceded him in death on March 8, 2020.

Bill will be missed and remembered by his children, Jacqui (Don) Kuck of New Bremen, Jyle Drees of Russia, and Eric (Jenell) Krites of Troy; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Philip (Doris) Monnin of Minster; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Janis (Donald) Weer, and infant Marilyn Krites.

Bill attended Covington Schools and served in the U.S. Army during World War II and Korea. He retired from Clopay of Russia in 1994 after 30 years of employment. He was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, New Bremen American Legion Post #241, and was a charter member and the first commander of the Covington Amvets Post #66. Bill was a mechanic for many years and owned his own garage. He raced cars and loved to fish and camp at Grand Lake St. Marys.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 24, at St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. THIS Friday, October 16, at Moore Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County. Online condolences may be left for the Krites family at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Krites, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, October 16, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Remy Catholic Church

108 E Main St, Russia, OH 45363

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 16

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree