Robert Krueger, my great-grand-uncle, passed away last week. His daughter Esther has generously allowed me access to his archives, which are extensive. In total there must be over 3000 photos, clippings, documents, and other items. I will post the best of the best items here as I am able, but this will likely take a long time. This is the first bit of the collection.
My great-grandfather Oscar Karl Robert Krueger (1893 – 1983) and his first wife, Anna “Annie” Terpstra. They were married just before Oscar was shipped off to fight in France in WWI, and were divorced upon his return from the war about a year later. Much had changed while he was gone. I’ll write that story another time.
Another photo taken the same day:
Oscar and his second wife, my great-grandmother Edith Edna Curtis (1903 – 1989) on their wedding day, 28 Feb 1921. Edith was five months pregnant with my grandfather, Lloyd O. Krueger.
This is my grandfather, Lloyd Oscar Krueger (1921-2010) on his Confirmation Day, 1925. One of my all-time favorite photos from the Krueger Family.
A photo of Oscar and Edith from around 1933:
This one is labeled “Tom and Virginia Krueger”. Likely taken on their wedding day. Tom is the son of Oscar’s brother Eddie Krueger.
A Krueger Family portrait taken about 1938.
Back row: Bobby Krueger, Harvey Krueger, Lloyd Krueger.
Front row: Edith Curtis Krueger, Bette Krueger, Oscar Krueger
A casual shot of Oscar & Edith at home in 1973.