Mountain Lions Lose a Friend

By Doug Fitzgerald published January 13, 2005

The University of Colorado Springs Athletic Department was deeply saddened Thursday when it learned of the passing of one of its greatest friends, Bob Krebs.

Krebs, the father of Mountain Lions All-American catcher Crystal Krebs, was a feature at CU-Colorado Springs softball games this past season, even on the road. Krebs and his wife, Gloria, came to events in their motor home, which was affectionately dubbed the “Krebsmobile” by the other softball parents. The Krebsâ€TM were among the impressive contingent of parents that made the trip to San Antonio for the regional tournament, which gave the Mountain lions a cheering section larger than any participating team except the host school, St. Maryâ€TMs.

Bob Krebs, 61, had long suffered from pulmonary fibrosis and cancer. His kindness, courage and dedication to his family will serve as an inspiration to all who knew him.

Services are scheduled for Monday at 2 p.m. at the Crossroads Community Church at the corner of Taft and 57th in Loveland.

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