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RICHARD ROBERT KRUEGER

Date of Passing: Jan 01, 2015

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RICHARD (DICK) ROBERT KRUEGER 1931 - 2015 Peacefully, Dick passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015, at the age of 83. He was predeceased by his parents Adolph and Amelia, his four sisters and two brothers. Those left to cherish Dick's memory are his wife Dolores, daughter Lindsay (Ben), son Terry (Kim), stepson Kevin (Liz), grandchildren Brandon (Dena), Adam (Jeanine), stepgrandchildren Kayla, Chelsea, great-grandchildren Tyson, McKenzie and Leighton, sister-in-law Ollie, as well as many nieces and nephews. In 1931 Dick, the youngest of seven children, was born on the homestead near the RM of Inglis, MB. During his early years he moved to Seven Sisters and Inglis before settling in Winnipeg, MB. Dick started his career with the City of Winnipeg in 1956 and retired in 1989 as the Chief of Mechanical Services with the Winnipeg Fire Department. During his spare time he had so many passions. Among them were playing guitar, spending time at the cottage, golfing and oil painting. A special thank you goes to his nephew Ron Koss for all his caring and support. A Celebration of Dick's Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB. For those who wish to sign the online Guest Book please visit our website. www.chapellawn.ca 885-9715

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 03, 2015

Condolences & Memories (10 entries)

  • So sorry for your loss Terry. Big hugs to you and Kim. Xoxo - Posted by: Leslie and Fred Hrehirchuk (Friends) on: Jan 10, 2015

  • So sorry for your loss Terry, your dad was a great person. I will remember the many conversations with him at the Cottage Inn. Take care. - Posted by: Sherri Einarson (Friend) on: Jan 08, 2015

  • So sorry for your loss, Terry. Sending deepest sympathy to you and your family. - Posted by: Kerry Chase [Gzebb] (Friend) on: Jan 07, 2015

  • We were saddened to hear of this great loss for you, Dolores, and for your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Jake and Margaret Kroeker (friends) on: Jan 05, 2015

  • I, too, have fond memories of sitting around a campfire at the lake and Dick would pull out his guitar and sing. Condolences to the family. Doreen, Paul, Brett and Jane Ens - Posted by: DoreenEns (friend (very close friends with Terry son of Dick)) on: Jan 05, 2015

  • Our deepest sympathy to all the family our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Glenn and Theresa Morrison (Lindsay's sister inlaw) on: Jan 04, 2015

  • We will always cherish his memory and the inspirations he left us with. Rest in peace Uncle. - Posted by: Clifford & Darlene Junghans and families, (Nephew) on: Jan 03, 2015

  • You are a truly loved and gentle spirit uncle. I thank you for the conversation we recently had and for your kindness in thinking of me when you wanted to give the spinning wheel to me. Your personal story of the heritage of this family piece, I will always treasure. Auntie Deloris, the love and respect he had for you was a large part of our last conversation. His adoration towards you is something we all hope for in love. I pray for you to heal in his passing. I know he is at peace and is waiting to see you again. Love knows no boundaries. - Posted by: Colleen Robinson (Great niece ) on: Jan 03, 2015

  • So sorry to hear of your loss Terry. Take Care. - Posted by: Allison Leaf (Glass) (old freind) on: Jan 03, 2015

  • My condolences to Delores and the Krueger family. Dick was a great man. My Dad and Mom, Gene and Cecile Carson, cherished their many years at the lake and their friendship with Dick and Delores. Dick and my dad would bring out the guitars and break out in song with Cecile doing the harmonies. The board games, the bonfires, Dick and Gene tinkering with the lawn mowers were all great memories. - Posted by: Gary Carson (friend) on: Jan 03, 2015

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