Luci Krueger Car Accident, Death – On the day that would have been her 70th wedding anniversary, February 15, 2017, Lucille M. Krueger, age 93, died away in Watertown. Her passing occurred on the same day. On Monday, February 20, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., a Funeral Service and Celebration of her Life will be place at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Johnson Creek, with Reverend Bob Vetter presiding. Ixonia’s Glenview Memorial Gardens will serve as the location for the burial service. From ten in the morning until the start of the ceremony, friends and family are welcome to congregate at the church.
If you so want, memorial contributions might be made to the local church. The family is being assisted by the Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service located in Watertown. You are welcome to share your sympathies with the family at www.hafemeisterfh.com. Lucille Marie Hartwig, the daughter of Fredrick and Alma (née Draeger) Hartwig, was born on December 28th, 1923 in Johnson Creek. Her parents were Fredrick and Alma. St. John’s Lutheran Church in Johnson Creek was the location of both her baptism and confirmation.
As the fourth of twelve children, Lucille assisted in the upbringing of her younger siblings when their mother died away when she was still young. She wed Henry W. Krueger on February 15, 1947, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Johnson Creek. The ceremony took place in Johnson Creek. Henry passed away a day earlier than she did, on January 29, 1978. In the past, Lucille had worked at Lindberg Hevi Duty in Watertown, namely in the area of accounting. She was a Sunday school teacher at the Johnson Creek location of St. John’s Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the congregation.
She was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year at the Senior Center, where she volunteered with the PTA, boy scouts, cub scouts, girl scouts, girl scout brownies, F.I.S.H. driver, and girl scout brownies. Lucille’s passion was giving back to her community via volunteer work. She was a member of the Richwood Ladies VFW Auxiliary and a previous president of the organization. Her favorite hobbies were baking, knitting, and sewing. Lucille was a big fan of music, and she frequently went to see shows on Broadway, as well as concerts by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Watertown Community Concert Series.