John Kreimar, 68, of Fort Dodge, died January 21, 2013 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.

In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated and services will be held at a later date. Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.

Walter John Kreimar, the son of Arthur and Maxine (Peterson) Kreimar, was born on June 25, 1944. He graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa. John served in the Army during Vietnam. After his military service he obtained his accounting degree from AIB. He was employed with Ruan Transportation in Des Moines as a financial analyst until he retired and moved back to Fort Dodge in 1989.

John had a passion and talent for writing and will be remembered as intelligent and witty.

Survivors include his brother-in-law Forest Glen Scott of Fort Dodge and his aunt Fran Peterson of Prescott, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joanne Scott.