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1945 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
HUNTLEY - Rita M. Krueger, 72, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, November 12, 2017. She was born September 28, 1945 in North Hampton, England the daughter of Harold and Joan (Memory) Flansburgh. As an infant, she came to the United States on the Queen Mary. She and her family settled in Franklin Park, where she was raised and educated. She graduated from Sienna High School. On June 12, 1965, she was united in marriage to George E. Krueger. The couple made their home in Rolling Meadows where they raised their family. In 2002, they moved to Huntley. Rita loved time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, sewing and gardening. A favorite pastime was solitaire on the computer. She is survived by her husband, George of Huntley, her daughters, Catherine (Frank) Vandy of Huntley, Christine (Rick) Oberg of Wooster, Ohio, Karen (Rick) Arehart of Carol Stream, Laura (Graham) Strebler of Lake In The Hills and Alicia Krueger of Huntley, her grandchildren, Joshua, Aaron, Emily, Mark, Luke, Ben, Nathan, Ryan, Matthew, Maggie, Savannah and Stetson, her brother, James Flansburgh of Huntley and her sister, Joni (John) Delaney of Palatine. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Carol. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16th at the DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. and the family will greet friends after 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17th at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Haitian Ministry at St. Mary Church or Food For The Poor, c/o St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Mary Church. For more information, please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 15, 2017
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