Obit: Krueger, Herman A. (1894 - 1941)
Surnames: Krueger, Olson, Catlin, Luedtke, Fenhouse, McIlhattan, Taylor, Kuethe, Helsten
----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 16 Oct 1941
Krueger, H. A. (1 Nov 1894 - 8 Oct 1941)
Dr. Herman A. Krueger Dies Here Friday
Well Known Dentist Passes Away After Being Stricken With Uncurable (Incurable) Ailment; Funeral Held Monday.
Dr. H. A. Krueger, one of the better known dentists of this part of the state, died at his home in the village of Spencer last Friday afternoon at four o’clock, after suffering with an incurable ailment for the past several months. Dr. Krueger had the benefit of the best treatment that medical science could offer, but to no avail. He went to the Mayo Brothers clinic at Rochester, Minn., where treatment was prescribed, but returned home not much improved in health.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 1940
Dr. Krueger was a World War Veteran and a member of the American Legion. He had always been active in anything tending to the betterment of Spencer and community, and at the time of being stricken with the serious ailment was a member of the village board. He was a member of the Masonic order and of the Spencer Lions club. Dr. Krueger was also very active in bowling circles in Marshfield and had been a member of different teams in that city for many years.
Funeral services were held at the Swarthout Funeral Home in Spencer Monday morning at 10:20 o’clock. During the services the business establishments were closed in honor of Dr. Krueger. Following the services here the body was taken to the Unity Trinity Lutheran church where services were held. Rev. J. A. Olson was in charge. Burial was made in the Birnamwood cemetery, the Masonic order being in charge at the grave. The pall bearers were Lynn Catlin of Wisconsin Rapids, Paul Luedtke of Wausau, Garrett Fenhouse, F. McIlhattan, Lowell Taylor and H. A. Kuethe.
Dr. Krueger was born at Birnamwood (Shawano County, Wis.) on Nov. 1, 1894, and was married to Hilda Helsten at Minneapolis on June 12, 1920. He was a graduate of Marquette University dental school and established a dental practice at Loyal before his marriage, and came to Spencer 17 years ago where he had been a practicing dentist up to the time of his illness.. Surviving him are Mrs. Krueger and his father, Gustav Krueger, who made his home with him, and a brother, Walter W. Krueger of Rib Lake.
Krueger, Herman A., Dr. (1894 - 1941)
1900 Federal Census, Birnamwood town Birnamwood village, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States
Gustav Krueger, white, married (7 yrs), male
Years Married: 7
Birth Date: May 1868
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1893
Immigration Year: 1888
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Gustav Krueger Head M (May, 1868) 32 yrs.
Augusta Krueger Wife F (May 1866) 34 yrs.
Walter Krueger Son M (Jul 1892) 8 yrs.
Herman Krueger Son M (Nov 1893) 7 yrs.
Name: Herman Krueger
Home in 1920: Loyal, Clark, Wisconsin
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Marital Status: Single
William Meeks 60
Ellen Meeks 54
Earl Meeks 16
Herman Krueger 25
Name: Herman Krueger
Home in 1930: Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Hilda Krueger
Hilda Krueger 28
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