A memorial service will be held at a later date at Emeritus at Oakridge, where he has resided the past two years.
Donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Stevens Point.
The Cremation Society of Wisconsin assisted with arrangements.
Mr. Krahn was born June 29, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Bruno and Anna Krahn. He graduated from Calumet High School in 1945, where he served as president of the National Honor Society and captain of the baseball team.
He was active in the Air Corps Reserve and reported for duty the day after graduation. Stationed at Keesler Field, Miss., and Bakersfield, Calif., he served as an airplane mechanic for B-17s.
He was married to Dolores Kimmey in 1948.
He attended Illinois Institute of Technology, where he pursued a mechanical engineering degree.
He was employed by Continental Can Company for 33 years and retired at age 54 to spend time at his cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
He practiced taxidermy and carving duck decoys. With his skill carving ducks, he won numerous awards, including Best of Show in 1983 at the World Championship Competition in Salisbury, Md. His decoys were sold across the world.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Dolores; four children, Caryn (Tom) Krahn Burke, Janice (Joseph) Hanby, Susan (David) Arey and Paul (Kim) Krahn; one brother, Robert “Dutch” Krahn; and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter.