James 'Jim' Krueger, 77James "Jim" Krueger, age 77, of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on Feb. 15 after a long illness.
James "Jim" Krueger, age 77, of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on Feb. 15 after a long illness.
Jim was born in St. Paul in 1935. He was a Washington High School graduate and a long-time employee with Unisys Corp. for 35 years.
Survived by wife of 54 years, Benora "Bennie"; children, Mary Chris (Patricia Steinhauer), Katie, Anne (Greg) Lindgren, Jim (Corinne), Dan; grandchildren, Melissa, Greg, Alexandra, and Cullen; three great-grandchildren; siblings Mary Lou, Bud (Shirley), Tom (Betty), Charlotte Ann; as well as other extended family and friends.
Preceded in death by mother, Doris; siblings Dick, Helen Davis; and daughter-in-law Donna Dakin.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Zion Lutheran Church, 8500 Hillside Tr. S., Cottage Grove. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, and continuing 1 hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred.