William Bruce Krenning

By Orleans Hub Posted 26 August 2020 at 8:43 am

Bruce Krenning

William Bruce Krenning, 76, of Albion, entered into eternal rest at his home, surrounded by his family, on Mon., Aug. 24, 2020.

He was the son of William S. and Julia (Brinsmaid) Krenning. He was a graduate of Lyndonville High School, class of 1962, and Cornell University.

Bruce was a lifelong advocate for agriculture, education and cultural issues. He was a lifetime member of the Orleans County Farm Bureau. He served as the chairman of the Farm Bureau WNY regional advisory committee and held the position of Vice President of NY Farm Bureau. He was a member of the Lyndonville Central School District Board of Education and a member of the Albion Central School Board of Education, serving as their Board President. Bruce also served as the Chairman of the Board of the Medina Health Care System. He remained Vice President of Orleans Renaissance Group until his death; he was very passionate about bringing cultural events to the area. In 2014, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Diane (Zybeck) Krenning; his children, Amanda Krenning
Muoio, Sarah (Peter) Morin, Adam (Betsy) Krenning, and Andrew (Nicole) Krenning; his adoring 14
grandchildren, Emelia, Jacob, William, Elizabeth, Seth, Katherine, Olivia, Ella, Ryan, Madeleine, Andrea,
Kyle, Nicolas and Kristen; great-grandchildren, Sean and Caroline; his sisters, Sue Hermonat and Cynthia (Dr. Thomas) Cunningham; and many loving nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents; brother, Louis Fredrick (Ricky); his mother- and father in-law, Edmund and
Elinor Zybeck; sisters-in-law, Karen Janas and Camille Champlain; brother-in-law, Alan Hermonat; and son-in-law, Joseph Muoio.

Relatives and friends may call on Sat., Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at his home at 12932 Howlett Road, Albion NY 14411, where a celebration of his life will be held at 12 p.m. with the Rev. Steve Devine officiating. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Bruce’s name to Hospice of Orleans, PO Box 489, Albion NY 14411; or to Orleans County Farm Bureau, 29 Liberty St. Suite 212, Batavia NY 14020; or to Orleans Renaissance Group, PO Box 543, Medina NY 14103.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a memory of Bruce at www.bogantuttlefunerals.com.