Dorris Krueger1932 - 2019
Dorris Elaine Krueger age 86 of Hawks
passed away February 16, 2019 at Hiland Cottage
in Petoskey with her family by her side.
Mrs, Krueger is survived by:
five sons, Terry of Brighton, Eugene (Barb),
Gerald (Mary), Rodney (Aimee) and Charles (Michelle)
all of Hawks;
11 grandchildren, Josh (Melissa), Adam (Ally), Katie (Brad), Justin
(Melissa), Matt (Ericka), Annie (Brian), Tommy
(Johnnie), Tiffiny (Jake), Terri (Dustin), Jena
(Michael), and Brian (Lauren); and
15 great grandchildren.
She was born September 2, 1932 in Hillman to John and Ottilie (Walter)
Edgar. Dorris graduated from Hillman High School in 1950, On
September 20, 1952 she married Paul Krueger Jr. at St. John Lutheran
Church in Royston, He preceded her in death on December 14, 2005.
Together they raised their five sons on the family farm in Hawks. She
dedicated her life to the family potato farm, but her passion was the time
spent in her gardens raising flowers for all passersby to see and enjoy.
In the winter she spent countless hours making quilts of all sizes but
especially the baby quilts. Canning, baking, deer hunting, watching the
“Tagers”, and trips to the casino were also things she enjoyed, but the
greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren and great
grandchildren (“Shitasses” as she fondly called them), She was a
member of Faith Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid Society,
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday, February 18th
from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on
Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Hawks from 1 p.m. until time of her
funeral at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Jack D. Ferguson officiating.
Dorris will be laid to rest next to her husband at Faith Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church or
Hospice of the Little Traverse Bay ~ Hiland Cottage.