Theresa Krueger of Dawson


Theresa Krueger, 60, of Dawson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at the Adel Acres in Adel, Iowa.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 15 from 5-7 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. A private family burial will take place at the Dallas Township Cemetery in Dawson, Iowa, at a later date. Everyone is encouraged to wear face coverings and practice social distancing while attending visitation and services.

Memorials will be given to family to be used at their discretion and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Theresa Marie Krueger was born Nov. 22, 1960, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Roger John and Patricia Anne (Melroy) Krueger Sr.

She graduated from Perry High School 1979, and after high school she attended AIB and later received her Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Graceland College.

Theresa worked at Osmundson Manufacturing Co. in Perry, Baldinger Bakery in Grimes, TCI Communication in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Brokers International and Principal Financial Group in Des Moines.

She was a member of the Perry Piece Maker Quilt Guild. She enjoyed sewing, antiquing, cooking, craft work and most of all family gatherings.

Theresa loved to travel. Her favorite places were Lake Tahoe and anywhere that had a lighthouse. She was known to knit, crochet and sew items for family, co-workers and friends.

In death she rejoins her brother, Roger Krueger Jr.; and her grandparents.

Left to cherish Theresa’s memory are her parents, Roger and Patty; siblings, Doug (Theresa) Krueger, Melody Sheehy and Tony Krueger; along with her nieces and nephews, Bridgette, Josh (Emily), Cody, Jason, Chelsea, T. J. and Cam; and many other loved ones.


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