Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Marion D. Krueger
Service: January 12, 2014
Marion D. Krueger
Marion D. Krueger, age 75, of Watertown, passed away Sunday morning, January 5, 2014, at the Watertown Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 13th at 11 a.m. at the River Valley Alliance Church in Watertown, with the Rev. David Zimmermann officiating. Burial will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marion’s name, may be given to the Benevolent Fund at the River Valley Alliance Church.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Marion D. Schumacher was born in Milwaukee on September 6, 1938, daughter of Edwin and Edna (Samp) Rechlin. At the age of eight, she was adopted by Walter F. and Josephine C. (Wendt) Schumacher.
Marion attended Lincoln Grade School in Watertown and was a 1956 graduate of Watertown High School. On June 21, 1958, she married James F. Krueger at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown.
She was a member of the River Valley Alliance Church. Marion was selfless and faithful to her husband and family. She was the ultimate military wife, supporting Jim in all of his decisions. While living in Winter Harbor, Maine, she was instrumental in starting a kindergarten there. Marion loved gardening and animals, and was a great cook and baker. She enjoyed canning and was famous for her award winning jelly.
Marion is survived her husband, James “Jim” Krueger of Watertown; her two children, Daniel (Lorelei) Krueger of Watertown; Erika (Jeff) Ritchey of Madison; her two beloved granddaughters, Bridgette Friberg and Cassidy Ritchey; a brother, Ray (Delores) Rechlin of West Bend; her sister, Caroline (Jim) Follensbee of Jefferson, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her birth parents, Edwin and Edna; her adoptive parents, Walter and Josephine; three sisters, Dorothy, Ruth and Shirley and a brother, Bill.
The family wishes to thank the 2nd floor staff at the Watertown Regional Medical Center for going above and beyond the wonderful care and compassion they provided during Marion’s final days.
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