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Albert H. Krueger Ph.D.

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Albert H. Krueger Ph.D. Obituary
Albert H. Krueger, Ph.D., 93

St. Cloud

January 12, 1920~March 13, 2013

Albert H. Krueger, Ph.D., age 93, St. Cloud, MN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Talahi Care Center, St. Cloud, MN after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Rev. Paul Dare will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Albert was born January 12, 1920 in Milwaukee, WI to Charles and Bernhardine (Shallock) Krueger. He graduated from South Junior High, Milwaukee, WI. Albert served four years in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Arlene Babler on August 25, 1945 in Milwaukee, WI. Albert earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1942; a Master's Degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI in 1952; and a Ph.D. Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1956. He taught at the Milwaukee School of Engineering from 1946 to 1953; a Professor of English-Guidance Director in Dixon, IL from 1954 to 1956; Professor of Psychology at St. Cloud State University from 1956 to 1985. Albert served SCSU by serving on many committees, consultant work, developed and implemented many programs and projects. He designed Counselor Education facilities and group training room (Kiva) in the new Education Building in 1974. Albert wrote and published 30 educational articles in journals and books. He also served as a visiting Professor in Guidance and Counseling at Arizona State University from 1963 to 1964; at the University of Wisconsin the summer of 1970; International Studies Director of the SCSU British Studies Program in London, England from 1980 to 1981; and visiting Professor of Guidance and Counseling in San Diego, CA the summer of 1965 and 1966. He was a lifetime member of Phi Delta Kappa, professional Educators Fraternity, member and past president of the Central Minnesota Counselors Association and Cerebral Palsy Association, and a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Albert was a man of integrity, quiet strength, faith, kindness and warmth, characteristics which guided him in his profession and family life.

Survivors include his wife, Arlene Krueger of Becker, MN; son, Karl (Alison) Krueger of Big Lake, MN; daughters, Leslie Ann (Cliff) Snyder of Lenox, MA; Jessica Lynn (George) Rosenberg of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; eight grandchildren, Jessica Dehn, Nathan, Dylan and Morgan Rosenberg, Alexander, Moriah and Salene Krueger; sister-in-law, Nellie Jean Babler and first cousins, Elaine Paap and Norman Engbring.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Alice, Mildred and Ellen.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or Alzheimer's Research (2612 Galway Center Dr., Box 1950, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1950).

Albert's family would like to thank both the staffs at Talahi Care Center and St. Croix Hospice for the loving care Albert received.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 20, 2013
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