Ruth M. “Granny” Krieg, 84, of 07389 S.R. 364, New Bremen, died at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on May 4, 1929, in St. Henry, the daughter of Bernard and Marie (Uhlenhake) Hummel.
She married Lionel Krieg on Jan. 31, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2005.
She is survived by her children, Harold (Doris) Krieg of New Bremen, Pat Wilson of New Bremen, Jean (Ron) Olberding of Minster, Don (Dot) Krieg of Wapakoneta, Larry (Sue) Krieg of Greencastle, Ind.; Marlene (John) Long of St. Marys; Marvin Krieg of New Bremen; by 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; by a sister, Helen (Bud) McEvoy of Cincinnati; a brother, Don (Joan) Hummel of St. Henry.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Karl Krieg; a daughter, Cindy Krieg; a granddaughter, Mary Krieg; a son-in-law, Joe Wilson.
Ruth was a graduate of St. Henry High School. She was a farmwife and had cooked for weddings for many years; she also made wedding cakes.
She was a member of the Minster Eagles Auxiliary and New Bremen American Legion Post 241 Auxiliary. Her whole life was dedicated to caring for her family and working on the farm.
She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw, the Rev. Ken Schroeder, officiant.
Burial will follow at St. Henry Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to Ruth’s family via MillerFuneralHomes.net.