Donna Elaine Krieger, 75, of New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Burlington, died at 12:30 PM Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer at her daughter's home.
Born November 28, 1941, in Monmouth, she was the daughter of Floyd Ernest and Velma Edith Wright Wheeler. On July 20, 1958, she married Garry Krieger in Burlington. They celebrated 47 years of marriage before his passing on March 6, 2006.
Donna worked 34 years as a Unit Clerk for Great River Health Systems and was proud to have worked at Burlington Medical Center, Great River Medical Center, and the Klein Center on Madison and at the newest location in West Burlington.
She was of the Presbyterian faith. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cheating at card games, reading, doing puzzles and watching sports especially the Chicago Bulls, Iowa Hawkeyes, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Blackhawks, little league and college world series.
Survivors include two daughters, Julie (Mark) Wilson of Burlington, and Kelli (Shane) Reynolds of New Braunfels, TX; one daughter-in-law, Connie Krieger of Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren, Russell Krieger, Megan (Brian) Hunemuller, Dustin (Brandy) Krieger, Danielle Row, and Randa (Kelson) Inghram; ten great-grandchildren, Illayna, Wilsen, Kipten, Ja'Veon, Ondreyah, Maklyn, Kamden, Gianna, Brayden and Sawyer, and a great-granddaughter due in September; two brothers, Huey Wheeler of Fairfield and Ronnie Wheeler of Burlington; two sisters, Wanda Houston, and Sue Ives of Burlington; one brother-in-law, Charles Marshall of Stronghurst; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Garry "Butch" and Michael, two grandchildren, Sean and Bethany, five brothers and five sisters.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The memorial service for Donna will be 11:00 AM Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Reverend Dean Graber officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Great River Medical Center-Klein Center and SIDS.
Donna Krieger Memorial Service from Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home on Vimeo.