Arlene Krebs, 92, of Sleepy Eye, died on July 14, 2018
Arlene Krebs, 92, of Sleepy Eye, died on July 14, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye, MN. Visitation was held on Wednesday, July 18, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield. Service was held at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Wednesday, July 18. The clergy was Pastor Tricia Mattson. Inurnment was at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Springfield. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Arlene Elizabeth (Voge) Krebs was born on July 22, 1925 in North Star Township, Brown County. The daughter of Herman A. and Marie L. (Haseleu) Voge. Arlene was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Springfield. Arlene was united in marriage to Norman D. Krebs of Sleepy Eye on June 10, 1947 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Springfield. The couple lived, farmed, and raised their family in Brookville Township, Redwood County. She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, canning, listening and dancing to old time music. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Brookville Harmony Homemakers.
She is survived by her husband Norman of 71 years; daughters: Darliss (Mike) Rathman of Gibbon, Janice (Dennis) Schueler of Sleepy Eye, and Mavis (Doug) Hinderman of Sleepy Eye; sons: Kurt Krebs and Lyle Krebs both of Sleepy Eye; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Edna (Elmer) Kettner, Margie (Chuck) Schwartz, and Mary Lou Schubbe; brothers: Alvin (Tina) Voge and Alfred (Betty Jean) Voge; and half-brother Gerald Kettner.