Jeanette Krupke

JEANETTE ELAINE KRUPKE, 91 STOCKTON - Jeanette Elaine Krupke, age 91, of Stockton, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Lena Living Center in Lena, IL. She was born August 29, 1921, the daughter of August and Emma (Duerst) Boelk. She married Melvin Krupke on April 8, 1939, in Galena, IL; he passed away on November 10, 1998. Jeanette was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Stockton. She was a former member of the Nora Community Church, where she was active in the Ladies Aid. She had farmed with her husband in the Kent, Lena, & Stockton areas. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, playing cards, quilting, cooking, and baking. She always looked forward to visits from her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren; and going to their sporting events. She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Price of Yorkville, Diane (Ken) Lutz of Lena, and Marcia (Steven) Fiedler of Prior Lake, MN; her son Mark (Beth) Krupke of Rockford; nine grandchildren, Matthew ( Nicole) Price, Andrew (Ann) Price, Kim Gyland, Kendra (Mark) Meyer, Ryan (Amanda) Fiedler, Amy (Cory) McCusker, Michael (Michelle) Fiedler, Jacob Powell, and Bryanna Powell; great-grandchildren: Grace, Griffin, & Celine Price; Brock Ong; Spencer, Owen, & Grant Price; Kendall & Keegan Gyland; Ben & Cameron Meyer; Collin, Logan, Sydney, & Gavin McCusker; Lauren Fiedler; and Liam Fiedler; sister-in-law, Helen Millerschone; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; infant son, Ronald; granddaughter, Brenda Price; great-granddaughter, Miranda Meyer; four sisters, Magdalene Stich, Alice Schuldt, Dorothy Meighan, and Cecile Krupke; and three brothers, Melvin, William, and Ralph Boelk. A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Hermann Funeral Home in Stockton. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lena, IL, the Rev. Rick Bader presiding. There will be a one hour visitation before the service beginning at 9 a.m. A memorial fund has been established. Remembrances and condolences may be sent to her family at

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Hermann Funeral Home
249 N. Park Street  Stockton, IL 61085
(815) 947-3355

Published in The Journal-Standard on May 15, 2013