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“I am very sorry for the lost of your mother,she was a very special person.your mom knew my husband and i before he died she used to wait on us at...Read More »
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“To the Krueger Family:     I met and worked with Janet in 1975 at the then Bon Ton Cafe on Scott Street.  I have thought of...Read More »
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“To her family;   You have our sincere condolences. Janet was a great, fun loving person. We were very sorry to read of her passing.We lived...Read More »
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4 of 4 | Posted by: Barb Nechuta   Annette Suchon - WI

Janet Krueger, 69, of Wausau passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

She was born December 4, 1938 in Wausau to the late Ervin and Florence Eggebrecht.  On August 9, 1958, Janet married her childhood sweetheart Eldon Krueger at Trinity Lutheran Church, town of Wausau.  In their earlier years, Janet and Eldon farmed in the town of Wausau. When Eldon became a truck driver, Janet would sometimes accompany him on some of his travels.  Janet worked hard as a waitress for over 20 years at various Wausau area restaurants.  For the past nine years she worked in the hardware department at Walmart where she was affectionately called “Hardware Hannah”.  Her pastimes included playing Bingo, bowling, watching game shows, solving word puzzles, and collecting angels.  

Survivors include her daughter, Janel Okoye of Wausau, three sons, Joel (fiancé- Carol Behr) Krueger, Terry Krueger and Todd (fiancé- Stacey Richard) Krueger all of Wausau, 11 grandchildren, Darryl, Jennifer, J.J., Gayle, T.J., Danielle, Andrew, Derik, Josh, Brendon, and Kyle, 2 great grandchildren, Anika and Randy, two sisters, Karen (Richard) Lodholz of Wausau and Ellen (John) Bongert of Wautoma and her grandkitty, Tuxedo.  Janet was preceded in death by Eldon, a great grandson, David, a brother, Ronald Eggebrecht, and four sisters, Joyce Habeck, Audrey Roberts, Lois Lamb, and Mary Ann Salzman.

Memorial services will be 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 8, 2008 at Helke Funeral Home, Wausau.  Reverend Jamie Brei of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, town of Wausau will officiate.  Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. You may sign our family guest book at helke.com.


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