Helen F. (Friedrichsen) Krieger (1927 - 2017)

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Helen F. Krieger, 89, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2017 at Fleur Heights Care Center in Des Moines. Helen was born October 7, 1927 in Audubon, to the late Herman and Agenes (Lutwitzi) Friedrichsen.
She was employed at Bankers Life / Principal as well as Mercy Medical Center, both in Des Moines.
Helen was a devout member of St. Augustin Catholic Church where she was a part of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She volunteered numerous hours at St. Vincent DePaul and I.R.I.S where she read for the blind.
Helen loved animals as well as spending time with family and friends.Preceded in death by her husband Clarence Krieger and her son Lawrence Krieger; her parents, sister and husband Aileen and Alfred Brown; brothers: Raymond and wife Mary Friedrichsen; and James Friedrichsen.
She is survived by her daughter Katherine Krieger of Des Moines, and Georgia (Ed) Handwerk of Houston, Texas; grandchildren Bridgett Powell, Justine (Don) Bailey and Eric Krieger. Great-grandchildren Tyler and Nicole Powell, Daphne and Zach Bailey; daughter in-law Stacie Krieger, and her sister-in-law, Barbara Friedrichsen of Audubon, nieces and nephews
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2017 at St. Augustin Catholic Church in Des Moines, with burial following at the St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery at 1 pm in Audubon.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Augustin Catholic Church in Des Moines.
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Iles Funeral Home - Dunn's Chapel
2121 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 244-2121
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Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Apr. 28 to May 5, 2017