Hazel A. Krueger

December 13, 1918 – December 30, 2014

Hazel A Krueger of Appleton, 96, died on Tuesday December 30, 2014 surrounded by family.

Hazel was born December 13, 1918 in Kelly Lake to the late Edward and Goldie (Graham) Kadlec. She met her husband, Walter Krueger, and they were united in marriage on September 8, 1940 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Gillett. After their marriage she moved to Gillett and helped on the Krueger family farm where she enjoyed raising her 11 children and watching her grandchildren grow. Hazel took joy in being outdoors and visiting Kelly Lake, where she grew up. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Gillett and the former WELCA.

She is survived by her children; Walter (Debbie) Krueger, David (Deenie) Krueger, Marilynn (Jim) Hansen, Steve (Mary) Krueger, Doug (Mary) Krueger, Tom (Ellen) Krueger, John (Victoria) Krueger, Virginia (Audie) Thor, Karen (Craig) Hemken, Matthew (Rebecca) Krueger , 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, sisters; June Schenk, Merle Sweeney, brothers; Edward (Gerry) Kadlec, Gary (Sue) Kadlec, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Hazel was preceded in death by her husband, daughter; Faye Krueger, grandson; Daren Krueger, brothers; Sterling Kadlec, Luke Kadlec, sisters; Evelyn Foster, Jane Stastny and Carol Herm.

Friends may call from 10:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Friday January 2, 2015 at Brewster Village, Appleton. Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Dennis Nelson officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Wanderers Rest Cemetery.

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