Lucille Ella Krueger, age 84, of Dassel, died, Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at the Lakeview Ranch in Dassel. A funeral service was Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. Rev. John Peterson and Rev. Steven Olson officiate at the service. Interment was at the Dassel Cemetery.
A visitation was Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Lucille Ella “Schiro” Krueger, the daughter of Benjamin and Lydia (Weishert) Schiro, was born on June 24, 1925, in Buffalo Lake. She grew up in the Buffalo Lake area where she attended district 81 for her education.
On Nov. 24, 1946, Lucille was united in marriage to Melville H. Krueger in Cosmos. Together they made their home in the Cosmos area before they moved to Dassel in 1950.
Lucille was proud of her family, she enjoyed the times that they would get together for holidays, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. She loved to spend time in the kitchen baking bread and baking cookies for her grandchildren. Lucille also spent many hours quilting and making rugs for her family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Marvin (Deborah) Krueger of Silver Lake, Michael Krueger of Willmar, Darryl (Cheryl) Krueger of Dassel, Kathleen (Robert) Nold of St. Louis Park, Timothy (Rose) Krueger of Savage, Katherine Krueger of Dassel, eleven grandchildren, Alan Krueger, Kevin Krueger, Tony Krueger, Matthew Krueger, Nicholas Nold, Travis Nold, Marie Krueger, Kristin Nold, Kathy Krueger, Melinda Krueger, and Sebatian Miller, three great grandchildren, Brian Krueger, Brooklynn Krueger, and Dawson Krueger. She is also survived by her sister, Dorothy Schiro of Wyoming.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melville on June 16, 1994, one infant son, Marlin, seven infant grandchildren, four brothers, Hilmer, Clarence, Ervin, and Berthold, three sisters, Alice Krueger, Ruth Krueger, and Bertha Stiehm.