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Architect

Joseph Francis Kruyer, American architect. Registered architect, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio; licensed real estate broker, Indiana.

Background

Kruyer, Joseph Francis was born on July 5, 1924 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of George Peter and Clara Anna (Grater) Kruyer.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Notre Dame, 1948.

Career

Chief architect Colpaert Homes, Inc.A, South Bend, 1948-1960. Associate Maurer & Maurer Architects, 1960-1964, Donlon & Lofgren Associates, Mishawaka, Indiana, 1964-1967. Chief architect Charles W. Cole & Son, South Bend, 1967-1969.

Principal Joseph F. Kruyer, American Institute of Architects, from 1969. Board directors Sobiesk Federal Savings and Loan, South Bend, 1978-1993, chairman board, 1982-1985.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio. Licensed real estate broker, Indiana.

Membership

Mayor's appointee South Bend-St. Joseph County Building Authority, 1959-1960. Board directors Gibault Home For Boys, Terre Haute, since 1972, chairman board, 1974-1978. With United States Marine Corps, 1943-1945, PTO. Member American Institute of Architects, Indiana Society Architects, Northern Indiana Society Architects, Construction Specifications Institute, Lions (president South Bend 1974-1975), Knights of Columbus (grand knight 1963-1965, Knight Year 1976, Catholic Layman Year 1977, state deputy Indiana 1972-1974, vice supreme master since 1991), DAV (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, fishing, travel.

Connections

Married Irene Marie Andrzejewski, April 19, 1947. Children: Deborah Joan, Joseph F. Junior, Robert J.

father:
George Peter Kruyer

mother:
Clara Anna (Grater) Kruyer

spouse:
Irene Marie Andrzejewski

child:
Deborah Joan Kruyer

child:
Joseph F. Junior Kruyer

child:
Robert J. Kruyer