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Fr. Dan Kreutzer, a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, died Dec. 11, 2022. FILE PHOTO

Fr. Kreutzer, 1947-2022

Fr. Isaac Daniel Kreutzer, known as “Fr. Dan,” a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, passed away on Dec. 11, 2022 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind. He was 75.

Born Oct. 26, 1947, Fr. Kreutzer was ordained for the Diocese of Owensboro on May 31, 1997.

His years of ministry included serving as an associate pastor at Holy Spirit Parish in Bowling Green and at Blessed Mother Parish in Owensboro.

He served as the pastor of St. Francis Borgia Parish in Sturgis, St. Ambrose Parish in Henshaw, St. William Parish in Marion, St. Anthony Parish in Peonia, St. Augustine Parish in Grayson Springs, St. Benedict Parish in Wax, St. Mary of the Fields Parish in LaCenter, St. Mary of the Woods Parish in McQuady, St. Anthony Parish in Axtel, St. Rose Parish in Cloverport, and Holy Guardian Angels Parish in Irvington.

Fr. Kreutzer also served as a chaplain at both Lourdes Hospital in Paducah and at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., and assisted as a parish substitute when a pastor was unavailable.

Fr. Kreutzer retired in summer 2022.

Fr. Kreutzer is survived by one sister, Sharon Dell Fesmire of Paducah, Ky.; one brother, Bruce Kreutzer of Wingo, Ky.; one niece, Britney (Robert) Bartlett; and two nephews, Matthew Kreutzer and Travis Kreutzer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Kreutzer and Lillie Del Kreutzer.

Fr. Kreutzer was cremated per his wishes. At his request a private service with only his relatives in attendance was held. Online condolences may be left at www.lindseyfuneral.com.

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