Obit: Krueger, Herman A. (1894 - 1941)




Surnames: Krueger, Olson, Catlin, Luedtke, Fenhouse, McIlhattan, Taylor, Kuethe, Helsten


----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 16 Oct 1941


Krueger, H. A. (1 Nov 1894 - 8 Oct 1941)


Dr. Herman A. Krueger Dies Here Friday


Well Known Dentist Passes Away After Being Stricken With Uncurable (Incurable) Ailment; Funeral Held Monday.


Dr. H. A. Krueger, one of the better known dentists of this part of the state, died at his home in the village of Spencer last Friday afternoon at four o’clock, after suffering with an incurable ailment for the past several months.  Dr. Krueger had the benefit of the best treatment that medical science could offer, but to no avail.  He went to the Mayo Brothers clinic at Rochester, Minn., where treatment was prescribed, but returned home not much improved in health.


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 1940


Dr. Krueger was a World War Veteran and a member of the American Legion.  He had always been active in anything tending to the betterment of Spencer and community, and at the time of being stricken with the serious ailment was a member of the village board.  He was a member of the Masonic order and of the Spencer Lions club.  Dr. Krueger was also very active in bowling circles in Marshfield and had been a member of different teams in that city for many years.


Funeral services were held at the Swarthout Funeral Home in Spencer Monday morning at 10:20 o’clock.  During the services the business establishments were closed in honor of Dr. Krueger.  Following the services here the body was taken to the Unity Trinity Lutheran church where services were held.  Rev. J. A. Olson was in charge.  Burial was made in the Birnamwood cemetery, the Masonic order being in charge at the grave.  The pall bearers were Lynn Catlin of Wisconsin Rapids, Paul Luedtke of Wausau, Garrett Fenhouse, F. McIlhattan, Lowell Taylor and H. A. Kuethe.


Dr. Krueger was born at Birnamwood (Shawano County, Wis.) on Nov. 1, 1894, and was married to Hilda Helsten at Minneapolis on June 12, 1920.  He was a graduate of Marquette University dental school and established a dental practice at Loyal before his marriage, and came to Spencer 17 years ago where he had been a practicing dentist up to the time of his illness..  Surviving him are Mrs. Krueger and his father, Gustav Krueger, who made his home with him, and a brother, Walter W. Krueger of Rib Lake.


Biographical Information


Krueger, Herman A., Dr. (1894 - 1941)


1900 Federal Census, Birnamwood town Birnamwood village, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States

Gustav Krueger, white, married (7 yrs), male
Years Married: 7
Birth Date: May 1868
Birthplace: Germany
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1893
Immigration Year: 1888
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany

Household Members
Gustav Krueger Head M (May, 1868) 32 yrs.
Augusta Krueger Wife F (May 1866) 34 yrs.
Walter Krueger Son M (Jul 1892) 8 yrs.
Herman Krueger Son M (Nov 1893) 7 yrs.


1920 United States Federal Census - Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Herman Krueger

Home in 1920: Loyal, Clark, Wisconsin

Age: 25

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895

Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Boarder

Father's Birth Place: Germany

Mother's Birth Place: Germany

Marital Status: Single

William Meeks 60

Ellen Meeks 54

Earl Meeks 16

Herman Krueger 25



1930 United States Federal Census - Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Herman Krueger

Home in 1930: Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin

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Age: 34

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896

Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Head

Spouse's Name: Hilda Krueger

Race: White

Hilda Krueger 28






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