Vera Krengel of Perry


Vera Krengel, 92, of Perry passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry, Iowa.

A memorial service in her honor will be held at a later date at Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden. Memorials will be given to Mission Central, 40755 County Highway E16, Mapleton, IA 51034. Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry is assisting Vera’s family. Online condolences may be sent at

Vera Lois Krengel was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Springfield, Illinois, to Frederick and Lena (Schroll) Wallner.

She attended the Trinity Lutheran School and High School in Springfield.

Vera was united in marriage to George Arnold Krengel in Springfield June 13, 1948.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden, Iowa. She enjoyed traveling and reading.

In death she rejoins her husband, George; parents, Frederick and Lena; siblings, William Wallner, Nellie Blasé, Martin Wallner, Edna Michels and Alma Meseke; son-in-law, Steven Fremder; and a son, Mark Krengel.

Left to cherish Vera’s memory are her children, Barbara (Dave Bell) Fremder of Columbus, Nebraska, Thomas Krengel of Norwalk, Iowa, and John (Janet) Krengel of Boone, Iowa; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Emily Krengel of Atlantic, Iowa.


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