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Lucille Rabe Scheetz Krueger

April 19, 1921 May 28, 2007
Lucille Rabe Scheetz Krueger
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Obituary for Lucille Rabe Scheetz Krueger

Lucille Rabe Scheetz Krueger, 86, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Blairstown, died Monday, May 28, 2007, at Manor Care in Cedar Rapids of complications of advanced age.    Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, May 31, 2007, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with Reverend Jonathan Offt officiating. Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on Wednesday, May 30, from 4 to 7 PM and also one hour prior to services Thursday. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Blairstown.    Lucille was born April 19, 1921, in rural Luzerne, Iowa, the daughter of Charles L. and Wilamina Minnie Meyer Rabe. She received her education through the 8th grade at Luzerne schools, earned her GED and became a certified nurses’ aide through Kirkwood Community College.    She married Louis Scheetz on September 3, 1940. He preceded her in death in May of 1952. They owned and operated the Scheetz Turkey Farm in Luzerne. She married Carl Krueger on December 13, 1953. He preceded her in death in February of 1983.    Lucille worked in assembly at Square D from 1962 until 1983.    She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown. She loved dancing and being with family and friends. She thoroughly enjoyed music. Lucille was affectionately known as Grandma Sugar and Grandma Lucy.    Lucille is survived by three daughters: Carol (Wayne) Johnson of Blairstown; Connie (Gary) Cannady of Fairfax; and Julie Yeries of Cedar Rapids; 8 grandchildren: Bryan Johnson, Lori Blaha, Niki Frese, Chad, Ben and Crystal Cannady, Jessica Michael and Cari Yeries; 8 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.    A memorial fund has been established.


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