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February 7, 192 – Monday, July 11, 2011

Service Information
St.Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael,
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Visitation Information

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
One hour prior to service time

Oliver Krieger, 89, of Rogers, Minnesota died Monday, July 11, 2011 at Wellstead of Rogers. He was born February 7, 1922 in St. Michael, Minnesota to George Krieger and Ruth Brixius Krieger. His great grandfather was one of the founders of the town of St. Michael. He married Sally Wedam in Minneapolis in 1943. Oliver served his country during WWII as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was the owner and founder of O.K. Jig Grinding Co., Inc., a machine shop in Minneapolis where he worked until his retirement in 1980. During his long and enjoyable retirement he travelled seasonally with his wife to Sun City, Arizona in the winter and Pelican Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota in the summer. He loved golfing and fishing.

Oliver was preceded in death by son Michael Krieger, grandson Andy Krieger, siblings: Laverne Krieger, Carrol Krieger and Arville Mork. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years Sally Krieger, daughter Kathy (Jim) Warehime, grandchildren: Christine Korzenowski, Brian (Bridget) Korzenowski, Heather Krieger, Ginger (Ulf) Deinert, Jason (Kathryn) Warehime, great-grandchildren: Brittany, Alex, Cody and Ethan Korzenowski, Mikayla and Jacob Ebensteiner, Joshua Theis, Dylan Splittstoesser, Taylor Warehime, Jasmin Deinert and one great-great grandchild.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Michael, Minnesota on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 11:00a.m.There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the mass. Peterson Chapel of St. Michael is in charge of arrangements .

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mrs. Kimberly Hofacker

    For Bert, Kathy, Jim and family…it is with much sadness that mom & dad (Jerry & Sharon Hofacker) called today to let Jim & I know about Ollie. We know how difficult this time is and want you to know that we wish for Ollie comfort and peace. For those he has left here, let us always remember God had blessed us with his presence and be forever grateful for that time. Though our visits with Ollie & Bert were few, we were always so happy for any time spent with them. Bert & family, our prayers and sincere sympathy are with you.

  2. Carole Bollig

    Sally, Kathy and Family, I was so sorry to see that Oli passed away this week. I’m sure that he is fishing with Mom and Dad (Cleon and Sadie)! I would love to be there on Wednesday, however our granddaughters are going to be with us. Please call when you get to Pelican Lake, I would love to visit with you. Our Sympathy – Carole & Denny Bollig

  3. Barbara and Jeff Jewett

    We have many memories of Ollie from our years as neighbors at Pelican Lake. We are sorry for your loss. He will be missed.


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