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“i remeber seeing you at the thanksgiving get together im eagle grove and i was with breanna krieger and you shook my hand. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: kisston thomas - webster city, IA

when we went to minnesota for amber kriegers wedding , im in the red haley kriegers in the pink. “my grandpa was a very good grandpa , it feels like this isnt real but it is , i miss him alot , but on valentines day my familys going out and giving...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: breanna kreiger - webster city, IA

“I miss my father. One of the things I learned from him was responsibility. I learned this by his example. He didn't have to tell me. He just lived...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: David Krieger - Decorah, IA - Son

“Dear Shirley: I've never forgotten the time you were hosting the harvest when all the men were gathering in the fields and the ladies made a...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Shirley (Francis) Ott - CA

“Aunt Shirley and family, We are so sorry for your loss. It's rather ironic we were watching home videos on New Year's and we ran across one where...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Terry Garrison Spangler - MN

“Rena and Family, We are thinking of you at this time of loss. Miss you at work here at Hamilton County Public Health. Take care and we will see...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Higgins - Webster City, IA

Christa and Grandpa “Miss you!!! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Nelson - granddaughter


Loren Frederick Krieger, the son of Harry and Nellie (Mourlam) Krieger, was born January 7, 1927, on the family farm, rural Woolstock, Iowa. He attended country school and Woolstock schools.

On June 16, 1946, Loren was united in marriage with Shirley Spangler at the Lutheran Parsonage in Eagle Grove. The couple made their home and raised their family on Loren's family farm where they still resided.

Loren farmed and raised cattle, pigs and chickens, retiring in 2006. If he found the time, he enjoyed fishing.

Loren passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, at the age of 86 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Barbara; great-granddaughter, Ashlee Krieger and his brother, Weldon Krieger.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Krieger of Woolstock; seven children: Dennis Krieger and wife Marge of Blairsburg, Linda Nelson of Goldfield, Sheryl Buhr and husband Dallas of Eagle Grove, Lorena Reed and husband Rich of Woolstock, David Krieger and wife Cathy of Decorah, Darwin Krieger and wife Angie of Webster City and Patricia Krieger and significant other Ed Lenning of Clarion; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren;two nieces and a nephew..

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 17, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Mike Agnew officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial will be in French Church Cemetery in Woolstock.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.