Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, December 25, 1924




Ervin Albert, the year and eight months old son of Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Krueger of Amherst died at the family home last Friday night. The cause of the death was convulsions.


The funeral was held Monday at Amherst from the Lutheran church, Rev. Otto Hoyer conducting the services.





Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, June 26, 1975




Funeral services were held Saturday, June 21, 1975, from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Amherst, for Ida E. Krueger, 83, who passed away Wednesday, June 18, at Melissa Memorial Hospital, in Holyoke. Rev. Theo Schauland, minister of the church, officiated at the services. Interment was in St. Paul's Cemetery, Amherst.


Ida E. Krueger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Van Boening, was born at Glenville, Nebraska on June 20, 1892. She was baptized in infancy and later confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She was married to Simon Krueger on October 22, 1913, in her father's home at Rosemont, Nebraska. They lived on a farm north of Blue Hill, Nebraska until 1930. The family moved to Colorado on March 6, to a farm three miles east and two south of Amherst. There four of the

younger sons were born. Mr. and Mrs. Krueger retired and moved to Holyoke in 1960. Ida spent her last three years at Sheridan Manor nursing home.


Preceding her in death were her parents; five brothers, Harm, Simon, Clause, George, and Ralph; one sister, Elizabeth [Mrs. Paul Krueger], all of Blue Hill, Nebraska; and a son, Andrew, age 10 years and eight months.


The proud mother of 11 children, she is survived by her husband, Simon; her children, Leona Brinkema, Chester, and William of Holyoke, Lucia Vieselmeyer, Eunice Oltjenbruns, Russell, and Jay Dean of Amherst, Laurine Ackerman of Portland, Oregon, Ida Nierman of Grand Junction, and Daniel of Arvada; 39 grandchildren; [end missing]







Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, 4 Jun 1998


Joyce A. Krueger, age 69, of Holyoke, passed away at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley on May 29, 1998. Joyce was born on April 20, 1929 in Holyoke to Leonard and Lenore (Folker) Rodeman in Holyoke. She grew up and went to school in Amherst, where Joyce lived most of her life. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Amherst.


Joyce married Burdet Krueger in 1947, and to this union four children were born, Niles, Cheryl, Lonnie and Tami.  She carried mail in rural Amherst for approximately 13 years. Joyce moved to Holyoke in December 1996. She enjoyed reading, bingo and cards, needlework and puzzles.


Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Burdet; and parents, Leonard and Lenore Rodeman.


She is survived by her children, Niles Krueger and wife Maggie of Greeley; Cheryl Rundall; Lonnie Krueger and wife Shirley; and Tami Harshbarger and husband Mark, all of Holyoke; grandchildren Michael Chantae, Cassandra, Chris, Sara, Lucas and Treant; brother Keith Rodeman and wife Shirley of Amherst; nieces; nephews; and many other relatives and friends.





Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, 13 Feb 1930




Had Moved to Amherst from Blue Hill, Nebr. But Two Weeks Ago Mrs. Myrtle Mae Krueger of Amherst died at a local hospital Wednesday noon from the effects of a premature childbirth. Funeral services will be held at Amherst Saturday and burial will be at that place.


Mrs. Krueger together with her husband, George F. Krueger, moved to the Logan Spelts farm just south of Amherst but about two weeks ago, coming from Blue Hill, Nebraska. Mr. Krueger is a cousin to Albert Krueger of that community. Mrs. Krueger was born at Campbell, Nebraska on June 15, 1891 and was past 38 years of age at the time of her death. She leaves a large family of children.


Although practically a stranger in this territory the few people with whom she became acquainted speak very highly of the fine qualities demonstrated by Mrs. Krueger in their short acquaintance.





Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, January 3, 2008


Russell Simon Anton Krueger, 77, of Amherst died December 24, 2007 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke.


He was born October 5, 1930 on the farm at Amherst to Simon and Ida (Van Boening) Krueger. He graduated from Phillips County High School and attended NJC in Sterling.


Russell married Donna Martin in Kearney, Nebraska on December 31, 1951. They lived southeast of Holyoke in the sand hills until 1956. At that time, they moved to Crook. In 1964, they moved to a farm and ranch near Loma, and in 1967 they moved back to Amherst and made their home there until Russell passed away.


He spent his life as a farmer and rancher. He loved working the soil and watching the crops grow. Russell took pride in his cow herd and also in his hog operation until ill health forced him to retire. He was baptized in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amherst and remained a member of the Lutheran Church wherever he was. He served in all the offices of the church over the years and was a Sunday school teacher and sang in the church choir for many years.


Russell is survived by wife Donna; sons Brian and wife Kay of Greeley, Nolan and wife Joyce of Amherst and Gary and wife Dianna of Denton, Texas; daughter Marsha Mueller and husband Kevin of Ogallala, Nebraska; brothers William and wife Glenda of Valentine, Nebraska, Jay Dean and wife Joyce of Holyoke and Daniel and wife Carol of Larkspur; sisters Laurine Ackerman of Hillsboro, Oregon, Ida Nierman of Lakewood and Eunice Oltjenbruns and husband Elton of Holyoke.  Grandchildren Melissa Warner of Sterling, Leslie Hart of Eureka, California, Dawn Lazear and Samantha Krueger of Vancouver, Washington, Jessica Smith and Shawn Krueger of Iliff, Kristopher Krueger of Sydney, Nebraska, Ashley Krueger of Amherst, Kerstin Krueger of Loveland, Kathryn Krueger and Samantha Parrish of Denton, Texas and Teran and Justin Mueller of Ogallala, Nebraska; two step-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.


Preceding him in death were his parents, brother Andrew and Chester and sisters Leona Brinkema and Lucia Vieselmeyer.  Funeral service was December 29 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amherst with Pastor Alan Borcher officiating. Burial followed at Amherst Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Northeast Zone LLL Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7, Amherst, CO 80721.


Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Gerk Funeral Home in Holyoke.




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