Evelyn Schuster Krieger

May 3, 1935July 8, 2018

Evelyn (Grandma DeeDee), 83, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 in Atlanta, in the company of her loving family.

Born May 3, 1935, in NY to the late Dr. Frank Schuster and the late Sara Schuster, she and husband Sam Krieger raised their family in Charlotte, NC where Evelyn's mother's family had lived.

Evelyn's joy in life was her family. She was married for 62 years to Sam Krieger. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Evelyn always had a huge smile, a contagious laugh and was full of kindness. She was a long time member of Temple Israel, and also loved playing tennis, dancing and her dog, Coco.

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Samuel Krieger; two daughters, Lisa Krieger Steinberg (Mitch) and Debbie Krieger Gorst (David) all of Atlanta; seven beloved grandchildren, Marissa, Matthew, Ansley, Sidney, Alaina, Trevor and Kameron; brother, Mort Schuster (Julie) of NY; and preceded in death by her sister, Zelda.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 13th at noon, at The Hebrew Cemetery, 1801 Statesville Ave. in Charlotte.

For those considering memorial gifts, please consider Temple Israel or the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (


  • Graveside Service Friday, July 13, 2018

Evelyn Schuster Krieger

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July 9, 2018

I am very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's Word that promises the last enemy, death, will be brought to nothing (1 Cor. 15:26) and the hope of being reunited with those whom have fallen asleep. (John 5:28,29)