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Lorraine Irene Krug 1921 - 2018
Lorraine Irene Krug 1921 - 2018

RUSSELL — Lorraine Irene Krug, 96, of Russell, Kan., died on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Homestead Assisted Living in Russell.

Lorraine was born on Oct. 31, 1921, in Otis, Kan., the daughter of Theophil and Letha (Siegfried) Muth. She grew up on the family farm in Otis and graduated from Otis High School. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Rudolph C. Krug in Sept. 23, 1940. From this union Lorraine and Rudolph were blessed with four children Juanita, Wayne, Shirley and Vernon.  She worked full time as a homemaker, taking pride in being a loving wife and mother to her family. Rudolph preceded her in death on March 31, 1974. Lorraine found love a second time and was united in marriage to Harvey Dean Krug on May 29, 1976.  He also preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1991.  

She was a longtime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Russell. She was also a member of the Russell V.F.W. Post. 6240 and American Legion Post 99 Ladies Auxiliaries, Foods 4 H Leader and Prairie Mates. She enjoyed Crocheting, word puzzles, playing cards, dominos, shopping, gardening, caning, cooking, people watching, and watching Wheel Of Fortune and Price Is Right. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her many grandchildren.

Surviving family include her daughter Juanita Flegler and husband Melvin, son Wayne Krug, daughter Shirley Arnhold and husband Ben all of Russell, Kan.; and seven grandchildren, Kimberly Stoppel, Kevin Flegler, Kristen Pfeifer, Tony Arnhold, Lorraine Kasten, Alex Arnhold and Darci Baker; 12 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands; son Vernon Krug; two brothers; one grandchild; and one great grandchild.

A celebration of Lorraine’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church in Russell, Kan., with Pastor Roger Dennis officiating. Burial will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the mortuary with family greeting guests from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday evening. Memorials can be given to DSNWK and sent in care of the mortuary.

Funeral arrangements provided by

610 N. Maple 

Russell, KS 67665 

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 21, 2018