Joyce R. Krueger, 80, of Waterloo, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Oak Park Place in Madison.
Joyce was born on November 24, 1940 in Howard’s Grove, WI, the daughter of Harvey and Hertha (Fiedler) Schorer. She married Robert Krueger on June 6, 1981 and the couple enjoyed 28 years of marriage before his passing in 2009. Joyce graduated from Milwaukee Lutheran College in 1962 and Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in 1963. She was an Elementary school teacher at Good Shepherd Ev. Lutheran School in Phoenix, AZ and St. John Ev. Lutheran School in Waterloo for many years and also worked at F&M State Bank in Waterloo. She was a lifelong active member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Waterloo, where she was involved with the church library and the Dorcus Society. In her free time she enjoyed traveling- especially driving, and spending time with her grandchildren. Above all she was a devoted mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Joyce is survived by her children: Randy (Lea) Krueger; Rhoda Jacobson; Donald (Roxanne) Krueger; Diane (Neil Binkley) Krueger; and Doug (Stacy) Krueger. 11 grandchildren: Emilie; Jamie; Robbie; Ian; Owen; Abby; Kallie; Nolen; Caden; Westin; and Mason. Brother Wayne (Kathleen) Schorer, and nieces and nephews: Mark (Angie); Melanie (Jim); and Tania (Kevin). She is also survived by other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son-in-law Daniel Jacobson.
A private family service will be held at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church. Joyce will be laid to rest in Washington Cemetery in the Town of Portland.
A public celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials in Joyce’s honor to St. John Ev. Lutheran Church or the Waterloo Fire and EMS Supporters Inc. would be appreciated.
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