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Gerhard G. KRUEGER[1]

Male 1902 - 1999  (97 years)


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  • Name Gerhard G. KRUEGER 
    Born 14 Jan 1902  Lindenort, Schoenfeld Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 29 Sep 1929  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptism 26 Aug 1934  Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History West Abbotsford says he was born 4 Jan 1901.
    Obituary - MB Herald 8-06-1999:
    Gerhard (George) G. Kruger passed away May 24 in Abbotsford, British Columbia. He was born Jan. 14, 1902 to Gerhard and Maria Kruger in Lindenort, Molotschna, Ukraine. The family moved frequently as his father worked as a millhand, but they later settled on a farm in Prangenau. His father was conscripted into forestry service, and Gerhard and his brother John carried on the farm work. Gerhard was a good student, but his education was disrupted by the Russian Revolution. In November 1923 he married Margaret Funk of Mariawohl. Son Henry was born. Gerhard was drafted and served 2 1/2 years with the Red army. He and Margaret moved to Amur, Siberia. After 9 months, they fled to China. In September 1929 they arrived in San Francisco. He worked for a grape farmer. They attended Reedley MB Church. During evangelistic services with C.N. Hiebert in 1935, they accepted Christ, gaining assurance of salvation. They were baptized and joined Dinuba MB Church. They taught Sunday school and served on the food committee. He was a board member of Immanuel School. They adopted Elsie. Margaret died in 1960. In 1961 he married Martha Wiebe in Herbert, Saskatchewan. After 20 years in the US, they moved to Abbotsford, joining Clearbrook MB Church. In March 1997 he moved to Menno Home. In 1999 he moved to Menno Hospital. Predeceased by Margaret, 2 brothers and 2 sisters, he is mourned by Martha; son Henry; daughter Elsie Duvall; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
    Gerhard & Margareta moved to the Amur Region in 1928. Over the Amur to China on Dec 13, 1928. 1929 to San Fransisco, California, to Reedley, California. Gerhard married Martha Wiebe in 1961 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and lived for a time in California. They moved to Abbotsford, British Columbia. 
    Reference Number 141ge 
    Died 24 May 1999  Abbotsford (Matsqui), Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 28 May 1999  Abbotsford (Matsqui), Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I54000  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family, David's side of the family
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2012 

    Father Gerhard Johann KRUEGER,   b. 29 Jan 1874, Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1961, New Westminster, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Maria FLAMING,   b. 28 Apr 1874, Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1938, Glenwood, Cardston, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1900  Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F36406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaretha (Greta) G. FUNK,   b. 21 Jan 1900, Mariawohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1960, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1923  Mariawohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Henry Gerhard KRUGER,   b. 1 Nov 1924, Mariawohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 2003, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F36404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha WIEBE,   b. 25 Feb 1917, Main Centre, Excelsior, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2002, Abbotsford (Matsqui), Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1961  Saskatoon, Corman Park, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F36405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 29 Sep 1929 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 26 Aug 1934 - Dinuba, Tulare, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1961 - Saskatoon, Corman Park, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1999 - Abbotsford (Matsqui), Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 May 1999 - Abbotsford (Matsqui), Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S423] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 7.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), Nov 1999, Pg. 31.

    3. [S291] Christlicher Bundesbote, 4 May 1938, Pg. 3; 23 Jan 1962, Pg. 7.

    4. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 18 Jan 1961, Pg. 5.

    5. [S192] Zionsbote, 3 Jan 1961, Pg. 13.

    6. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 4 Feb 1959, Pg. 4.