Austin Anthony Krager, age 18, of Farmersville, passed away of an auto accident on May 9, 8:39 pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville IL.
Austin was born January 26, 2001 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield the son of Mark and Jill Welsh Krager.
Austin was a member of the Senior Class of 2019 at Lincolnwood High School. While at Lincolnwood he was a member of the Lincolnwood Lancer Basketball Team and FFA. He was a recipient of the 2019 FFA State Degree and had completed courses at CACC where he studied Auto Body Mechanics. He had worked at Mick’s Auto Body in Raymond and had secured an intern position at Ultimate Collision Center in Hillsboro.
Austin owned and operated AK Lawn Service and worked for Krager Construction and farmed. He was a member of the AMA and enjoyed riding his dirt bike.
He is survived by his parents Mark and Jill Krager, of Farmersville, his girlfriend Maycee Durbin of Stonington, his sisters, Skylar, Madison and Cassie Krager all of Farmersville, also surviving are his grandparents, Jack and Sandy Welsh of Farmersville, and Larry and Debbie Krager of Harvel. Great grandmothers, Mary Krager and Lois King of Chatham survive him. Also surviving him are many Aunts Uncles and Cousins. He was preceded in death his uncle Andrew Krager and Cousin Caitlyn Welsh.
Funeral Services will be held at the Lincolnwood High School Gym in Raymond
on Tuesday, May 14 at 7pm, friends may call from 3 until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Austin Krager Memorial Fund will be accepted at any area Bank and Trust.
Burial will be held at a later date in St. Martins Cemetery in Farmersville.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.houghfuneralhome.com.
Hough Funeral Home is assisting the family.