Krejci, David R.

Died: 29 June 2020

David Roman “Dave” Krejci, age 72 years, of Newburg was called home to be with the Lord on at Froedtert St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend surrounded by his loving family.

Dave was born on 4 April 1948 in West Bend to Ralph and Delores Krejci  (nee Schulze).  He was united in marriage to Carol Thiemer on 15 May 1971 at Holy Trinity Church in Newburg.

Dave graduated from West Bend High School in 1966.  He proudly served in the United States Army from 1966 – 1969.  Dave worked at Lorence Manufacturing and Power Test.  He also served with the Newburg Fire Department and was a Newburg Village Trustee for many years.  Dave enjoyed hunting, fishing, being on lake, traveling and most of all spending time with his family.

Those Dave leaves behind to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of 49 years, Carol; two loving children, Ralph (Aleeta Ruberti) Krejci and Lisa (Matthew) DeKarske; two granddaughters dear to his heart, Brittany (Andrew) Parshen and Michelle DeKarske;  mother-in-law, Evelyn Thiemer (nee Kuehl); and brother-in-law, Richard (Mary) Thiemer, Jr.; and fury-feline companions, Tootsie and Chit-Chat.  Dave is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

In addition to his parents, Dave was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Richard Thiemer, Sr.; and numerous uncles and aunts. 

Due to current restrictions, a private Memorial Mass and burial will be held for Dave’s family at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg.  Dave’s service will be recorded. The video of the service will be posted on our website at

Dave’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Froedtert St. Joseph’s Hospital for the loving care they provided.

Please consider signing our online guest book ( to share your condolences with the family. Cards addressed to the family may be sent in care of: Myrhum – Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, 1315 W. Washington Street, West Bend, WI 53095.  Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Dave’s arrangements.

David is listed in the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 270 and 271 with his parents, his wife, his children, and his grandchildren. He is a 6th generation descendant of of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann and his genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Johanna, Paulina, Robert, Delores, and David.