Chad “Chip” A. Kreischer, 54, of Decatur, IN passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born in Decatur, on January 27, 1967, the son of D. Allan Kreischer and M. Joy (Dyer) Kreischer Beagley, his father preceded him in death and his mother survives. On June 20, 1987, he married Denise R. Skewis.
He was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus. After High School, Chad went on to get his Business Degree, with a concentration in Accounting. He was employed as the Director of Finance and Operations at Caradvise.
Chad is survived by his mother, M. Joy (Butch) Kreischer Beagley; his wife of 34 years, Denise Kreischer; two daughters, Breanna (Troy) Jojola and Leah (Taylor) Kreischer; a son, Corbin Kreischer; grandchildren, Catherine, Atalie, Nohlan, Rowan, Raelyn, Maverick, Malorie (Dan), Trae, Dominik; three brothers, Ben, Joe (Kristy) and Nick Kreischer; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim (Jamie) Skewis; a mother-in-law, Marlene Skewis.
He was preceded in death by his father, D. Allan Kreischer and brother, Troy Kreischer.
Visitation will be from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 11, 2021, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Father David Ruppert will be presiding and burial will be at a later date, in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to A.C.C.F. Diabetes or St. Joseph Athletic Department.