Elsa Krieser
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Elsa Krieser
  • November 9, 1952 - November 23, 2017
  • Springfield, Virginia

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Elsa Krieser, age 65, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Thursday November 23, 2017 at her home in Springfield, VA after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by her family. Elsa was preceded in death by her siblings Anita Rickert, Hermann Stelzig and Marietta Bruno.

Elsa Krieser was born November 9, 1952 to her parents Hildegard and Engelbert Stelzig in Lobbach, Germany. She resided in Siegelsbach, Germany where she met her future husband Curt Krieser on a blind date arranged by her older sister, Anita. Elsa and Curt eventually married and spent 39 years together living in many places during Curt's U.S. Army career. They lived in Siegelsbach, Alabama, Texas, Ohio, New Jersey and Heidelberg, Germany before settling in Fairfax County, VA in the summer of 1991.

Elsa enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, and had several interests that included culinary activities, gardening, bowling and going on long walks.

She is survived by her husband Curt Krieser of Springfield, VA; her two daughters, Jennifer Rindfleisch (Alan) of Fairfax Station, VA and Nicole Krieser of Springfield, VA; her brother Kurt Stelzig of Hamburg, Germany,; and four grandchildren Brady, Mason, Ava and Cora.

A memorial gathering for Elsa will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22151. A cremation will occur at National Funeral Home & Cremat, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.demainefunerals.com for the Krieser family.