OBITUARY

Karl Krueger

August 7, 1928June 28, 2018
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Karl William Krueger, 89, of New Braunfels passed away on June 28, 2018 at home. Karl was born on August 7, 1928 in Lockhart, TX to Elmo and Olga (Anton) Krueger. He grew up on a farm in Lockhart and the surrounding area. He went to school and worked on farms in the Lockhart area. He married Lorene G. Kanz on April 10, 1947 at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels. They raised three children, Sharon, Karlene, and Russel while they farmed in Martindale, TX. They moved to New Braunfels where Karl and Lorene worked at Mission Valley Mills until he retired in 1988. Karl and his family loved to hunt, fish, camp at Canyon Lake, and take yearly trips to the coast. A man of great faith, Karl was a member of First Protestant Church for 71 years. He enjoyed family gatherings, domino games, and going to dances. He loved being a handy man! If there was something that needed to be fixed, he’d figure out a way to get it done! He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Lorene of 71 years, his sister Elnora Kraft, and three children: Sharon (Barney) Halm, Karlene Krueger, and Russel (Carole) Krueger. Karl has three living grandchildren: Monica (Preston) Mills, Melissa Halm (Naqi Mohammad) and Matthew (Briannah) Halm. His great grandchildren include Shyanne Mills, Wyatt Mills, Dakota Mills, Daniel Halm-Mohammad and Hanna Halm-Mohammad. Karl is also survived by sister-in-law and husband Patsy and Charles Meckel, and beloved nieces and nephews. Karl was preceded in death by his parents Elmo and Olga Krueger, brother-in-law Roland Kraft, brother-in-law and wife Goswin and Patsy Kanz, and infant granddaughter Kimberly Ruth Krueger. The family wishes to thank Isabel Guerrero, Karl’s wonderful caregiver of 4 years, and Hope Hospice for their love, kindness, and care. The funeral service will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home, 615 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 on July 6, 2018 at 10:00 am.

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  • He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Lorene of 71 years, his sister Elnora Kraft, and three children: Sharon (Barney) Halm, Karlene Krueger, and Russel (Carole) Krueger. Karl has three living grandchildren: Monica (Preston) Mills, Melissa Halm (Naqi Mohammad) and Matthew (Briannah) Halm. His great grandchildren include Shyanne Mills, Wyatt Mills, Dakota Mills, Daniel Halm-Mohammad and Hanna Halm-Mohammad. Karl is also survived by sister-in-law and husband Patsy and Charles Meckel, and beloved nieces and nephews.
    Karl was preceded in death by his parents Elmo and Olga Krueger, brother-in-law Roland Kraft, brother-in-law and wife Goswin and Patsy Kanz, and infant granddaughter Kimberly Ruth Krueger.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, July 6, 2018
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CAROL & Jim L HAFER

July 8, 2018

May God Bless Karl and his family in this time .

Patricia Kanz

July 6, 2018

So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.

Tami Grant

July 5, 2018

May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead. Sending our thoughts and prayers from Colorado.

With Love,

Tami, Keith, Kane and Kyah

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Biography

Karl William Krueger, 89, of New Braunfels passed away on June 28, 2018 at home. Karl was born on August 7, 1928 in Lockhart, TX to Elmo and Olga (Anton) Krueger. He grew up on a farm in Lockhart and the surrounding area. He went to school and worked on farms in the Lockhart area.
He married Lorene G. Kanz on April 10, 1947 at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels. They raised three children, Sharon, Karlene, and Russel while they farmed in Martindale, TX. They moved to New Braunfels where Karl and Lorene worked at Mission Valley Mills until he retired in 1988.
Karl and his family loved to hunt, fish, camp at Canyon Lake, and take yearly trips to the coast. A man of great faith, Karl was a member of First Protestant Church for 71 years. He enjoyed family gatherings, domino games, and going to dances. He loved being a handy man! If there was something that needed to be fixed, he’d figure out a way to get it done!
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Lorene of 71 years, his sister Elnora Kraft, and three children: Sharon (Barney) Halm, Karlene Krueger, and Russel (Carole) Krueger. Karl has three living grandchildren: Monica (Preston) Mills, Melissa Halm (Naqi Mohammad) and Matthew (Briannah) Halm. His great grandchildren include Shyanne Mills, Wyatt Mills, Dakota Mills, Daniel Halm-Mohammad and Hanna Halm-Mohammad. Karl is also survived by sister-in-law and husband Patsy and Charles Meckel, and beloved nieces and nephews.
Karl was preceded in death by his parents Elmo and Olga Krueger, brother-in-law Roland Kraft, brother-in-law and wife Goswin and Patsy Kanz, and infant granddaughter Kimberly Ruth Krueger.
The family wishes to thank Isabel Guerrero, Karl’s wonderful caregiver of 4 years, and Hope Hospice for their love, kindness, and care.
The funeral service will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home, 615 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 on July 6, 2018 at 10:00 am.