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Peggy Jean Krieg, 73, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013, on the family farm near Moscow Mills surrounded by the caring love of family and friends.
She was born on June 22, 1940, to Dennis and Lola Marie (Hopper) Barber in Dell, Ark. As a teenager, her family relocated to St. Charles County near Old Monroe, where she played women’s high school basketball at Francis Howell High School. She met her husband-to-be Roger Alan Krieg and they were married on Oct. 19, 1957. To this union three daughters and one son were born; Debra, Kathy, Karen and Robbie.
Peggy was a tireless homemaker, business owner and volunteer. After lovingly raising her four children, she and her husband Roger began and operated numerous business adventures including Tractor Supply Farm & Home, the Old Co-op Antique Store, the Highway C Plaza and the Dollar Super Store, all in Moscow Mills. Peggy was also a dedicated volunteer of 10 plus years at the Terry L. Robertson Center in Troy, a women’s crisis intervention center and she was a faithful member of Highland Prairie Union Church near Ethlyn.
Peggy is survived by her husband of nearly 56 years, Roger Krieg, of Moscow Mills; her son, Robb Krieg, of Moscow Mills, and her three daughters and their husbands: Debra and Ted Martinek, of Troy, Kathy and Keith Hall, of Troy, and Karen and John Reese, of O’Fallon. She is further survived by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren: Dustin and Brittany Lindsey and their children Ryleigh, Lydia and Cayden, of St. Peters; Nathan and Crystal Lindsey and their son, Chandler of O’Fallon; Steven Fuller, of Troy; Suzanne Fuller and her daughter, Lillian, of Troy; Marie and Matt Eggering and their daughters, Mackenzie and Madelynn, of Troy; Rachel and Adam Westadt and their children, Lola and Carter, of Foristell; Ellen Mennemeyer, of Troy; Cole Reese, of O’Fallon; and Krista Reese, of O’Fallon.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, from 2 until 9 p.m. at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Center, 1304 Boone St., Troy.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Center in Troy. Pastor Layne Chartrand of Highland Prairie Union Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Highland Prairie Union Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Terry L. Robertson Center and/or the Moscow Mills Food Pantry c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1304 Boone Street, Troy, Mo., 63379.
Friends and family members are invited to sign the on-line guest register at mccoyblossomfh.com.
Theodore J. Kroll, 69, of Troy, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy.
Ted was born on June 25, 1944, in St. Louis to Theodore and Beatrice (Schanzmeyer) Kroll. Ted was blessed to have a younger brother, Maurice. They were very close throughout the years. He graduated from high school in 1963 and began working. About three years later, he served in the National Guard as a reservist during the Vietnam War. Ted was first married to Mary Pratt and to this union was born a son, Ted Jr. Even as a young boy, he always enjoyed tinkering with automobiles. His all-time favorite vehicle was his 1956 Ford F100. This love of automobiles also inspired his son. Ted worked for many years at ALCO Control in Maryland Heights, retiring after many years of dedicated service. Ted became reacquainted with a high school friend, Carol Kloos at a class reunion. It was love at first sight and the couple were united in holy matrimony on Aug. 17, 2013, in St. Charles.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Carol Kroll of Troy; his son, Ted and his wife Lourdes Kroll of St. Charles; his brother, Maurice and wife Joyce Kroll of St. Peters; his loving family members that embraced him: stepdaughters: Robin Canoy, Karen Nye and his step-sons: Mark Mohorc and Mike Mohorc and other relatives and friends.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 from 1-3 p.m. at the First Christian Church 1302 Boone St. in Troy. Funeral service immediately following at 3 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 1302 Boone St. Troy. Officiating will be Rev. Jacob Thorne and Sister Mary Ann Fisher.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Assoc. or to the American Heart Assoc., c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Ctr, 1304 Boone St., Troy, mO 63379 (636) 528-8244.
Family and friends are invited to sign our on-line guest registry at: www.mccoyblossomfh.com