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Ruth Krueger

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[April 04, 2008]  Ruth E. Krueger, 79, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Holland Barry and Bennett Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Krueger was a teller at Lincoln Savings and Loan for 12 years. She was then employed as a secretary for Harris-Hodnett Agency in Lincoln. She retired from Lincoln Developmental Center, where she worked in the office for 14 years.

She was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Hartsburg to Henry and Kate Westen Klockenga. She married Frank Krueger on Nov. 21, 1948, in Hartsburg.

She is survived by her husband, of Lincoln; one daughter, Kaye (and husband Jim) Wessbecher of Lincoln; and two grandchildren, Adam Wessbecher of Lincoln and Jaime Wessbecher of St. Louis, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Elizabeth Aughton; and her brother, Wayne Klockenga.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

She enjoyed music and used her musical talent to sing for many years in the church choir and also in singing special selections with her daughter.

She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln.

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