Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Krieg, 86, 12280 Plymouth – Goshen Trail, will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2000, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Mary, a resident of Plymouth since 1944, coming from Akron, Ind., died of natural causes at 1:58 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2000, in St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
She was born on December 1, 1913, in Rochester, Indiana, the daughter of Manson L. and Ida Idella Musselman Yike. She received her education in the Rochester school system.
On April 29, 1933, in South Bend, Ind., Mary and Raymond Krieg were married. Raymond died on July 28, 1995.
Mary was a devoted homemaker. She became well acquainted with the public as a cashier for many years in Kroger’s, Dave and Ray’s and Family Fare. She retired in 1987.
She was a very talented individual. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, sewing and made an afghan for every member of the family. A diehard Chicago Cub fan, Mary appreciated all sports. She was a proficient reader and devotee of crossword puzzles. Hummingbirds knew she was their friend. She loved family gatherings especially those with the grandchildren where she enjoyed most every board and card game.
Mary is survived by a son and three daughters: the Rev. Charles M. and Gloria Krieg, Plymouth, Carole A. and Cy Sarber, also of Plymouth, Charlene L. and Fred Jensen, of Hamlet and Linda R. Hindman, of Mishawaka.
Sixteen grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild also survive together with Sally Yike, a sister-in-law and Keith Yike, a nephew, both of South Bend.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse and three brothers: Claude, Floyd and Harold Yike.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 12, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.
The Rev. Larry Houseman, pastor of the First United Methodist Church where Mary had been a member for 56 years will conduct the funeral services on Wednesday.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery.
Memorial gifts in Mary’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association or to a charity of the donor’s choice.