Benny Krieger

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Maj. Benny Jack Krieger, Sr., USAF retired, age 64 of Castroville, went to be with his Lord on April 20, 2014. Jack was born Oct. 7, 1949 in Matador, TX to Andy and Evelyn Krieger and raised by Lavoy "Bug" and Evelyn Matney. He had a BS in Applied Physics and Math from Eastern New Mexico; a Master's Degree in Education from St. Mary's Univ. and an MBA from Chapman Univ. in Orange, CA. Jack retired from the U.S. Air Force after 29 years of service to his country. After his military retirement he was a Randolph AFB Civil Service employee for 5 years. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, St. Louis Society, past president of St. Louis Catholic Cemetery Board and a life member of the VFW. On Nov. 14, 1970 he married Sandra Urbanczyk in Rhineland, TX. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Sandi Krieger of Castroville; sons and daughters-in-law, Dustin and Crystal Krieger of Tipp City, Ohio, Brent and Jennifer Krieger of Castroville, Benny Jr. and Lori Krieger of Castroville; grandchildren, Megan Walker, Jacob McDonald, Cody, Cheyenne, Luke and Jadon Krieger, Landon, Camden, Grayson and "soon to be born" Vivian Krieger; great granddaughter, Kayden Curry; brothers, Douglas Wayne (Cathy) Matney, Jackie Dale (Vivian) Krieger, Delbert "Buster" Matney; sisters, Tammy (Johnny) Davis, Shirley (Charles) Collins; numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Clinton Wade Krieger; sisters, Debbie Matney and Margaret Branch and husband, Ronnie; and an infant brother. Visitation will be Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. The Mass of Resurrection will be at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. Interment will follow the Mass at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be given in his memory to Fisher House, 888-294-8560. Arrangements by Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Visit

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Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home - Castroville
1016 Lorenzo Street 502 Lafayette {mail drop}  Castroville, TX 78009
(830) 931-2221
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Published in Express-News on Apr. 22, 2014
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