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Douglas Krueger

Douglas Krueger, age 78 of Alberta, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family.

Visitation for Douglas Krueger will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until  7:00 p.m. at Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN.

Visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday,  April 18, 2024, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alberta, MN.

Funeral services for Douglas Krueger will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alberta, MN, with Minister Minette Stalheim Johnson officiating.

Burial will be in Synnes Cemetery following the services at the church on Thursday.

Douglas Deane Krueger, was one of four sons born to Hollace A. and Deloris A. (Kosel) Krueger in Springfield, Minnesota, on July 4, 1945.   He was baptized in August of 1945 in Springfield.  When Douglas was two years old, the family moved to Groton, South Dakota, where his parents purchased a farm and dairy operation.  Doug was confirmed at Groton Methodist Church in May of 1959, and attended Progress Country School and then Groton High School.  While Doug was in school, he became smitten with Rose Padfield, the two began dating and were married on December 12, 1965 at the Groton Methodist Church.  They made their home in Groton.  Growing up, Doug worked for a neighbor, doing farm work, and helped his Dad run their farm and dairy operation; this continued after high school and his marriage.   In addition to farming in Groton, they also farmed Doug’s Grandfather’s land in Synnes Township, Stevens County, Minnesota.  They continued to farm both locations and in 1967, Doug and Rose, bought the farm in Minnesota, and in 1969, they made a permanent move to Alberta.  They welcomed two children: Daniel and Rebecca.  Doug continued to farm until 1986; at that time, he rented out his land but continued to help with the farming.  In addition, Doug took a position at Heartland Motors in Morris, in the Reconditioning Department, where he worked until his retirement in 2020.

Douglas is survived his wife of 58 years: Rose of Alberta, MN; son: Daniel Krueger of Jamestown, ND; daughter: Rebecca Krueger of Alberta, MN; six grandchildren: Tyawna Buntje of Chokio, MN, Shyler Buntje of Morris, MN, Gracie Krueger of Fargo, ND, Tessa Krueger of Jamestown, ND, Kendra Krueger of Jamestown, ND, and Harmony Coverdale of Alberta, ND; one great-granddaughter: Audrey Cronen; brothers: Richard Krueger of Aberdeen, SD, Ronald (Jill) Krueger of Groton, SD, and Curtis Krueger of Brownwood, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Hollace and Deloris; parents-in-law: Arthur and Audrey Padfield; granddaughter: Baby Krueger; sister-in-law: Joanne Krueger; and nephew, Christopher Krueger.

Arrangements are with Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN.