Elnora Krueger, 1920-2018

Published 1:00 am Friday, April 27, 2018

Elnora Katherine Wangen Krueger, 98, of Kingdom City, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Fulton Nursing and Rehab in Fulton, Missouri.

Elnora Krueger

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Debo Funeral Home. The Rev. David Mueller will officiate. The family will receive guests from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial and graveside services will be at Old Auxvasse Cemetery.

Elnora was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Hayward to Knute and Ellen Fretheim Wangen, who preceded her in death.

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She was married to the late Herbert A. Krueger on Oct. 20, 1937, in Nashua, Iowa, at The Little Brown Church. Elnora attended Bell School in Freeborn County. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards and reading. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fulton. She served in the ladies aid, taught Sunday school and adult Bible study classes and sang in the choir.

Elnora is survived by daughters Kathryn Jensen of Golden, Colorado, Carolyn (Carl) Lee of Encampment, Wyoming, and Roselyn (Robert) McFarland of North Platte, Nebraska; son, Charles (Linda) Krueger, of Kingdom City, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by brothers Omer, Ivan, Luther and Robert Wangen; and sisters Gladys Sanders and Benetta Iverson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Old Auxvasse Cemetery in care of Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court St., Fulton, Missouri 65251.