Bernice R. Krueger, 86
May 6, 1930 — Sept. 29, 2016

Bernice R. Krueger, 86 Bernice R. Krueger (nee Kober), 86, of West Bend, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

She was born May 6, 1930, to the late Christopher and Leona (nee Rosenbaum) Kober. She graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1948. As a teenager she worked in retail. On May 7, 1949, she was united in marriage to Norman Krueger at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Kewaskum. They lived on a farm near Lomira raising their four children. In 1961 they moved to West Bend. Bernice worked for Montgomery Ward and then for Amity for 25 years until she retired in 1989. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in West Bend since 1972. She enjoyed doing many thing — camping, cooking, gardening and bird watching. She especially loved her dogs, Andy and Molly. She enjoyed spending time with her family and having family parties. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Those Bernice leaves behind to cherish his memory include her four children, Norman Krueger Jr. of West Bend, Linda Krueger of Brown Deer, Carl (Peggy) Krueger of Grafton and Bonnie Krueger of Brown Deer; two grandchildren, Nicole Krueger and Brittany Krueger; one great-grandchild, Brody Krueger; brother-in-law, Richard Krueger; and nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Norman Krueger; brother, William (Beverly) Kober; sister, Betty (Raymond) Mertzig; father-and mother-in-law, William (Minnie) Krueger; and brother- and sister-inlaw, Vernon (Eleanor) Krueger. A Funeral services in remembrance of Bernice will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (777 Indiana Ave., West Bend). The Rev. Robert Hein and the Rev. John Paustian will officiate. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Washington County Memorial Park.

The family will greet relatives and friends Friday at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service.

A special thank you from the family to Dr. Herdrich, all the pastors at Good Shepherd, St. Joseph’s Hospital modified-care unit and the nurses and staff at The Kathy hospice for all their support and care.

Memorials can be made in Bernice’s name to Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Bernice’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at