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Lily Krueger

December 19, 1924 — March 26, 2018

Lily Krueger

Lily Mae Krueger December 19, 1924-March 26, 2018 Lily Mae Krueger, 93, of Mill Creek, Indiana, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle, Indiana. She was born December 19, 1924 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Vernice Seitz and Mabel (Renfro) Seitz. Lily was a fifty year member of the La Porte County Home Extension Club. She was a member of the Sauktown Church of Christ. She enjoyed visiting with her family and friends. She loved to read and keeping up with politics. She loved this country and was very patriotic. During WW II she a "Rosie the Riveter". She and her sister, Mary Jane, worked in La Porte building airplane wings. She always made sure that the family members who served in the service had decorated graves on Memorial Day. Lily loved to bake, and a specialty was cinnamon rolls. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. She loved to decorate the house with all her ornaments that had been collected over the years. We would like to give a huge thanks to all the caregivers that helped take care of her needs. This would include the staff at La Porte Hospital and the wonderful staff at Hamilton Grove where she spent the last couple months. On March 28, 1942, in La Porte, Indiana, she married Gordon E. Krueger who preceded in death October 1, 2010. She is survived by her two daughters, Donna (Ronald ) Norris of Mill Creek, IN, Dawn (Clay Turner) Krueger of New Carlisle, IN; son, David (Karen) Krueger of Rolling Prairie, IN; brother, William (Virginia) Seitz of La Porte, IN; Two Sisters, Carol Sanderson of La Porte, IN, Janet (John Delbert) Fowler-Sult of Mill Creek, IN; ten Grandchildren, Ginger (Charles) Spencer of Rolling Prairie, IN, Cindy (Roy) Deutscher of Rolling Prairie, IN, Cathy (David) Keen of La Porte, IN, Christopher Norris of La Porte, IN, Jacquelyn (Matthew) Lehman of La Porte, IN, Daniel (Cami) Krueger of Mill Creek, IN, Megan Countryman of New Carlisle, IN, Keith (Danielle) Countryman of Rolling Prairie, IN, Matthew Countryman of La Porte, IN, Brian (Carlyn) Countryman of South Bend, IN; twenty-four great grandchildren; twenty-five great-great grandchildren. Lily was preceded in death by both her parents, sister, Mary Jane Magley, Sister, Doris Major; two brother-in-laws, Elmer Magley and Donald Major. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, Indiana where the family will receive friends Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST) and Thursday, March 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., Thursday March 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (CST) with Pastor George Bond officiating. Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sauktown Church of Christ building fund, 8751 E. 150 N. Mill Creek, Indiana 46365 or to the Kankakee Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 214, Rolling Prairie, Indiana 46371. Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lily Mae Krueger please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Oak Grove Cemetery
CR 600 E.
Mill Creek, IN, 46365

Visitation

MAR 28. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Visitation

MAR 29. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

MAR 29. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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