Funeral services for Edgar Richard Krieger, 84, Lawrence, will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Lawrence. Burial will be at the Bible M. B. Church Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma.
Mr. Krieger died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Presbyterian Manor.
He was born February 10, 1934, in Cordell, the second child of Leonard and Agatha Rempel Krieger. He attended Cordell High School and Corn Bible Academy, graduating in 1951. In 1958, he earned a B.A. in Social Studies from Tabor College. He later earned B. S. in Psychology with a minor in English, as well as a M.S. in education from the University of Kansas.
Edgar worked on the family farm until 1955. After college Edgar taught Social Studies and English at Hanover, Valley Falls, and Lawrence High Schools, retiring in 1994. During his teaching career he was involved in many professional associations on the local, state, and national levels.
During and after retirement Edgar traveled all over the world for education and pleasure. He enjoyed reading, listening to religious and classical music, and listening to 2nd and 3rd graders read.
Survivors include sisters, Hildegard Thiessen and husband Wilmer of Hillsboro, KS, Nelda Thiessen and husband Virgil of Henderson, NE; and a brother, Norbert Krieger and wife Sylvia of O’Neill, NE.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Tabor College or Veritas Christian School, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.