Carolyn Krueger
1929 - 2021
January 12, 1929
May 1, 2021

Carolyn Krueger

RAPID CITY | Carolyn Krueger, 92, wife of Howard Krueger, passed away on May 1, 2021 at home.

Carolyn was born Jan. 12, 1929 in Quinn, SD to Lloyd Saines and Ruby Tennyson.

She graduated from Quinn High School in 1947.

On May 13, 1948 she married Howard Krueger in Rapid City. In 1961, they moved to Burke, SD. Carolyn worked for the Gregory County Highway Superintendent.

In 1974, they moved to Pierre, where she worked for WN VanCamp Insurance Company for 17 years. They retired and moved to Rapid City.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Howard; three daughters, Gloria (Don) Woods, Gayla Schlei (Dallas Nix), and Glea Beck; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Melinda Hollingsworth.

Private family burial will be on Monday, May 10 at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

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Published by Rapid City Journal from May 4 to May 5, 2021.
Black Hills National Cemetery
, Sturgis, South Dakota
Funeral services provided by:
Kirk Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Sponsored by Kirk Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
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