Capt Steve M. Kreutner (1954 - 2014)

Steve M. Kreutner,
defense contract manager

Steve M. Kreutner, 60, a retired Navy captain who worked as a program manager for Washington defense contractors, died June 7 at a hospital in Washington. The cause was liver failure, said a daughter, Jessica Hogue.

Capt. Kreutner, an Arlington resident, was born in Wichita, Kan. He served 26 years in the Navy before moving to Washington in 2001 to work at Tri Star Engineering. From 2011 until his retirement in 2013, he worked at the McLean-based Alion Science and Technology.

He was the Operations Officer aboard USS Waddell, from 1983-1985.