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Shirley Ann (DeGroot) Krueger

July 2, 1930 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 87)


DEFOREST/GREEN BAY- Shirley Ann Krueger, age 87, entered into Eternal Life on December 4, 2017, surrounded by family at Meriter Hospital. She was born on July 2, 1930, the daughter of Edna (Burkhart) and Joseph DeGroot. She was united in marriage to Walter Krueger, Jr. on May 12, 1954, until his death in 2002. Shirley was an avid Packers fan, and loved watching her grandkids, great-grandkids, hearing about their activities and spending time with her especially close granddaughter, Natalie.

She is survived by her 11 children, Craig, Brad (Mitzi), Bruce (Eunice), Debbie (Louie) Voegeli, Lori, Robin Krueger (Jeff Kessenich), Kim (Todd Joski), Zane (Louanne), Jackie (Greg) Mick, Jody (Scott) Pichette, and Chad (Wendie MacDonald); 24 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Miller; a sister-in-law, Bev DeGroot; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, WINDSOR/DEFOREST CHAPEL, 6924 Lake Road. Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at ALLOUEZ CATHOLIC CEMETERY in Green Bay.

Shirley’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Lodi Good Samaritan Nursing Home, especially Rosy and Val, and to the staff at Meriter Hospital’s Cardio floor, Dr. Peles, and nursing staff for their outstanding care and support for our mother during this difficult time. 

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Windsor/DeForest Chapel

6924 Lake Road

(608) 846-4250

 Service Information

December 6, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ryan & Joyce-Ryan Funeral Homes - DeForest Windsor Chapel
6924 Lake Road
DeForest, WI 53532

December 7, 2017

11:30 AM
Allouez Catholic Cemetery
2121 Riverside Dr
Green Bay, WI 54301

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