GUSTAV ROBERT “G. R.” KRUEGER

 

from the HDN, Apr. 12, 1943

KRUEGER RITES TO BE HELD WED. AFTERNOON

   Last rites for Gustav R. Krueger, 78, who passed away in a local hospital Sunday afternoon will be held in the community hall at Rudyard Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Prior to his death Mr. Krueger had been ill for several weeks.

   The deceased was born April 12, 1864, in Germany and came to this country 68 years ago making his home in MN for some time before coming to MT in 1910. He homesteaded one and one-half miles northwest of Rudyard and made his home continuously there since coming to this section.

   Mr. Krueger was married in 1889 to Miss Emilie Wentland, at Brownton, Minn. Mrs. Krueger died January 31, 1943 (1942).

   Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mrs. Laura Brandt and Mrs. Henry Lange!, both of Rudyard, and Mrs. Ernest Brandt of Hingham; two sons, George and Waldemar Krueger, both of Rudyard; a sister Mrs. Rudolph Schmidt who resides in Texas; a brother, Otto Krueger of Hector, Minn., and fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

   Mr. Krueger was a member of St. John’s Lutheran church at Rudyard.

 

from the HI-LINE WEEKLY, Apr. 15, 1943

   The hi-line has lost another worthy citizen in the passing of Gustav Krueger, who played no small part back in the pioneering days in the development of the community and vicinity of Rudyard. He was a man of strong Christian character and won and held the esteem of a wide acquaintance who share in the sorrow of his passing.

 

from the HDN, Apr. 15, 1943

SERVICES HELD IN RUDYARD

FOR GUSTAV R. KRUEGER

  

   Services for Gustav R. Krueger, 78, who passed away in a local hospital Sunday, were held Wednesday afternoon at Rudyard by the Rev. Kurt Klopp of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran church at Havre. Interment was in the Rudyard cemetexy beside his wife who passed away last year.

   Relatives were pallbearers. Those who were pallbearers were Harold Brandt, Loren Brandt, Irvin Brandt, Robert Brandt, Eugene Brandt and Harlan Wendland

   Mr. and Mrs. Herb Aspevig sang “When Peace Like a River” and Joe Simon sang “Nearer My God to Thee.” Mrs. Albert Budeau was the accompanist.

   Short services were held in the Rudyard Lutheran church followed by services in the community hail. Many friends and neighbors were in attendance....

 

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Cemetery records show him buried in Rudyard Cemetery 11 Apr 1943 Plot D Lot 11 Block 7

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