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Jeannine Elaine (Boyd) Krieger
August 31, 1931 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Jeannine Elaine Krieger, 92, of New Troy, a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, died peacefully, Monday, October 23, 2023.
Her life began August 31, 1931 in Michigan, the middle child of eight children born to William and Justeena Boyd. She married her high school sweetheart Norman “Sonny” Krieger on December 2, 1950 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Sawyer, Michigan. After fifty-six years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 2006.
In her high school days, Jeannine played basketball very well and was a cheerleader. Jeannine loved God, her family and her church, Trinity Lutheran in Sawyer. She was devoted to the church and school, singing in the choir, participating in the Parent Teacher league, coaching girls’ basketball, working as a custodian, and serving as the Ladies’ Aid President. She never missed a Sunday, and loved to sing old hymns and “You Are my Sunshine”. Jeannine served as Weesaw Township Clerk and was very active in the Women’s Republican Party. She was a huge River Valley High School supporter, selling tickets at sporting events and serving for many years as an administrative assistant in the superintendent’s office. After retirement, she volunteered at the community center library in New Troy.
Jeannine will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by three daughters, Kathi Beckman, Tammie (Jeffrey) Schmidt, Sherri Hausmann; one son, Tim (Ruth) Krieger; nine grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, one brother, Dean (Ann) Boyd, and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Norman “Skip” Krieger, Kim Krieger, two sons-in-law, Dennis Beckman, Tom Hausmann; three sisters; and three brothers.
Family and friends will gather Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks. The funeral service will be Friday, October 27, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer, Michigan with visitation beginning one hour prior at 10:00 a.m.
Jeannine will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband in New Troy Cemetery.
The family prefers contributions in memory of Jeannine be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer Michigan 49125.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.